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Tue, May 06, 2003

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (05.06.03)

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.

Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if particularly thought provoking or poignant, may themselves become future Quotes of the Day. Let us hear from you, folks!

Aero-News Quote of the Day

"The first thing we saw was signs on our displays that the entry was going to be off nominal, and when we saw those signs, our eyes got very wide."

Source:  ISS Expedition 6 Commander Ken Bowersox, relating how his crew felt when the re-entry computer in the Soyuz unexpectedly went into backup mode. (They landed 300 miles off-target, but OK.)
FMI: www.nasa.gov

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