Sat, Jun 05, 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
"Today is a historic day for SpaceX. The Falcon 9
rocket rising into the sky was carrying the hopes and dreams of the
hundreds of engineers who worked on this new project. And I
know that thousands of well-wishers across the country were
cheering that rocket on. For a brand-new rocket to accomplish
this much on its first mission is truly impressive, given the
historical difficulties of first flights."
Source: Bretton Alexander, President of
the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, on the
successful launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Friday.
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