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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Launch is a very demanding business and having what
appears to be a successful launch is always welcome news... It
is important to remember that this is an experimental vehicle; that
this is just the second launch; and that we have just started what
is a very systematic checkout of the system."
Source: Deputy Under Secretary of the Air
Force for Space Programs Richard McKinney, commenting on the laucnh
of the second USAF X-37B unmanned spacecraft.