Mon, May 03, 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
"NASA is partnering with these states in a pilot program
to address our nation's critical science, technology, engineering
and math education needs... Summer of Innovation pairs the
strengths of the states with NASA's unique resources to engage more
young people and their teachers and inspire and equip them to excel
in these critical disciplines."
Source: NASA Administrator and former
astronaut Charles F. Bolden, detailing the the partnership
involving the Space Grant Consortia of Idaho, Massachusetts, New
Mexico and Wyoming in the Summer of Innovation initiative to use
the agency's missions and technology programs to boost summer
learning, particularly for students who are underrepresented and
underperforming in science, technology, engineering and
mathematics, or STEM.
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