Sat, Sep 20, 2003
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day
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pick quotes out of history that have a bearing on the day's events
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content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The things that are going to be hardest, I think, are
the things where you have to change peoples' attitude and their
ways of working. When someone has done something a certain way for
a long time, it's very difficult to change the way you think, the
way you approach a problem and so on."
Source: Ed Lu, Science Officer, aboard the International Space
Station. Speaking in an orbit-ground interview with reporters at
the Johnson Space Center in Houston (TX), Thursday, Lu said the
same cultural problems that plague NASA's space shuttle program are
evident in the ISS program as well.
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