Mon, May 17, 2010
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's 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
"The enthusiasm these talented students brought today
was truly electric. The teams not only come away with a real
aerospace product after months of hands-on trial and error, but
also demonstrate a keen understanding of the fundamentals of
rocketry using physics, math and teamwork. We also had the pleasure
of welcoming back TARC alumni who, as rising stars in the industry,
are a testament to the success of the program in inspiring the next
generation of aerospace innovators.”
Source: Scott C. Donnelly, AIA chairman
and president and CEO of Textron, noting how the Team America
Rocketry Challenge has proven to be a great success in attracting
young people to consider careers in aerospace and advancing their
studies in STEM fields.
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