20th-century Astronaut Quotes
Space belongs to all of us. There is science in dance and art in science.
Whoopee! Man, that may have been a small one for Neil, but it's a long one for me.
There you are: Mysterious and Unknown Descartes. Highland plains. Apollo 16 is gonna change your image. I'm sure glad they got ol' Brer Rabbit, here, back in the briar patch where he belongs.
John Young (astronaut)
Suddenly I saw a meteor go by underneath me. A moment later I found myself thinking, That can't be a meteor. Meteors burn up in the atmosphere above us; this was below us. Then, of course, the realization hit me [I was in space].
Jeffrey A. Hoffman
Space is so close: It took only eight minutes to get there and twenty to get back.
When you look out the other way toward the stars you realize it's an awful long way to the next watering hole.
Man must explore. And this is exploration at its greatest.
We'll go back to the moon, this time for a much longer period of time. We'll build lunar outposts. We'll send a crew to Mars. There are no ifs around it. It's going to happen.
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