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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We will launch when we are ready to
launch and not before."
Source: Wayne Hale, deputy manager of NASA's
shuttle program, quoted by Florida Today. The space agency pushed
back the launch of Discovery -- the first shuttle to go up since
Columbia was destroyed two years ago -- until at least May 22nd.
That's still within the originally-designated window, between May
15th and June 3rd.