„Obama can't announce that man-in-space is out of date because of the political consequences… Senators and congressmen from Florida, Texas and Alabama (centers of space-program jobs) would give him so much trouble he can't cancel it.“
— Simon Ramo
in: Michael Hiltzik. " TRW co-founder Simon Ramo: The epitome of a 'Renaissance man' http://articles.latimes.com/2010/jun/16/business/la-fi-hiltzik-20100616." June 16, 2010 at articles.latimes.com.