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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"I came to this job thinking that we're going to fly
again and that's what my job is, is to find out what we need to
fix, to fix it and get back to flight."
Bill Parsons, newly-named NASA Shuttle Director, at a news
conference announcing his replacement of Ron Dittemore. Parsons
brushed aside suggestions that the shuttle fleet be run by robots
are grounded permanently.