Tue, Dec 25, 2007
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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from current news, though we reserve the right to pick quotes out
of history that have a bearing on the day's events and
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content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"I would like to thank everyone who has expressed their
condolences during this time of grieving for me and my family.
Living on the space station means that I experience all aspects of
life -- be they joyous or tragic -- while circling the Earth
without a convenient way to return. Of course, I was aware of this
situation before my mission, and I fully accept that I will proudly
complete my mission on the International Space Station and join my
family when I return. My NASA management and colleagues have been
fully supportive through this, and I would like to thank them for
their concern and compassion."
Source: NASA Astronaut and Expedition 16 flight
engineer, Daniel Tani, speaking about the untimely death of his
Mother while he was crewing onboard the ISS.
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