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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Not only are we turning our backs on 40 years of
American space superiority, we are giving up vital national
security and economic interests to other nations. This must not be
an 'either or' proposition where we are forced to choose between
continuing to fly the shuttle to service the station and maintain
our independence in reaching space, or investing in the next
generation of space vehicle. We can and must do both."
Source: U.S. Senator Kaye Bailey Hutchison
(R-TX) introducing legislation to extend the space shuttle program
unitl a new human space flight system is developed.