Sat, Apr 15, 2006
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We've lost that 'Holy cow, we've been to the moon. Our
kids don't know they've lost it, but the teachers do. This project
can bring it back. As good as it will be for our students, what
better way to tell teachers how important they are."
Source: Kevin Runkle, a teacher at John Muir
Middle School in San Jose, CA, on the resurrection of the "Teachers
In Space" program. The project was originally intended to send
teachers into orbit aboard NASA's space shuttles in the 80s -- but
after the loss of Christa McAuliffe aboard Challenger in 1986, the
project lay dormant for 20 years. TIS now hopes to send teachers
into suborbital flight, aboard privately-funded spacecraft.
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