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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"It gives us a moment to pause and reflect just how
fortunate we are as a country and as global community. We're
thankful for that, in addition to the opportunity to fly in
Source: Shuttle Endeavour commander Christopher
Ferguson. The STS-126 and Expedition 18 crews spent their last full
day together Wednesday in low-Earth orbit. Both crews on the
shuttle/station complex will have time off on Thursday to spend the
first part of the day as a team, and enjoy a Thanksgiving meal
including smoked turkey, green beans and yams. If that sounds
appetizing... well, consider those meals were also irradiated,
freeze dried and vacuum packed for the flight into orbit. But then
again, it's really not about the food.