Fri, Apr 03, 2009
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
"Either name that node after me, or I too will reject
democracy and seize power as space's evil tyrant overlord. Ball's
in your court."
Source: Comedian Stephen Colbert, who has
campaigned to get various things named after him... including Node
3 of the International Space Station. His write-in campaign to get
NASA to name the new station assembly after himself drew 230,000
votes in NASA's online contest, more than any other name... but it
seems unlikely the agency will accept the results of the
non-binding contest... right?
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