ISDC Opens in LA

International Space Development Conference Opens In Los Angeles, SpaceRef

"Charles Elachi, Director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory began his talk with a quote from President Theodore Roosevelt. The quote is familiar to many who ponder why people explore: "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat." Elachi then noted "anyone who lives in the twilight has no business being here [at this meeting]".

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