Thu, Apr 17, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
of the Day usually derives from current news, though we reserve the
right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing on the
day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become
future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"In motor sports, the competition is not only between
the men who drive or fly the machines, it is also between the
manufacturers of the engines that power the racing vehicles. We
have always respected the work done by Armadillo Aerospace, and
welcome their participation in this league. It is sign of the
increasing strength and maturity of the entrepreneurial space
industry that companies needing rocket propulsion technology have
multiple suppliers to choose from."
Source: Jeff Greason, CEO of Mojave-based XCOR
Aerospace, reacting to the news earlier this week the Rocket Racing
League had selected Armadillo Aerospace to be another source for
rocket engines in the RRL. Prior to that announcement, XCOR was the
sole powerplant provider for the league.
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