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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We're ready to fly tomorrow."
Source: NASA Test Director Steve Payne,
following Thursday's Countdown Status Briefing on the launch of the
space shuttle Atlantis. The shuttle is scheduled to liftoff at 7:38
pm EDT Friday evening, on a supply and construction mission to the
International Space Station.