Wed, Apr 12, 2006
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
Quote 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.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"It all comes back to the basic question that I'm sure
just about everybody has asked --- how did we turn up here out of
Source: ESA science director David Southwood,
on the space agency's decision to send a probe to examine Venus.
Despite the planet's harsh temperatures exceeding 850 degrees
Fahrenheit, and an atmosphere composed of carbon dioxide and
sulfuric acid, scientists expect data collected by the Venus
Explorer probe will help them determine why a planet basically
similar to Earth -- in size, mass, and composition -- evolved so
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