Quote: Wernher von Braun on Crash Program

"Crash programs fail because they are based on the theory that, with nine women pregnant, you can get a baby in a month."

- Wernher von Braun, rocket scientist (1912 - 1977)

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I used to work with an engineer who was a former Soviet missle battery officer. That was a favorite quip of his as well.

He also recounted the best way to score well on Army artillery tests was "not to have best aim, but rather to give vodka to man who keeps score".
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