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Aero-News Quote Of The Day
"The weather is the weather. The shuttle is a difficult,
fragile machine. It has enormous capabilities, but it's
Source: NASA Administrator Michael Griffin
commenting on the agency's decision to postpone Thursday night's
scheduled launch of the shuttle Discovery because of poor
weather. It would have marked the first night launch for the
shuttle in four years.