The true courage of space flight is not sitting aboard 6 million pounds of fire and thunder as one rockets away from this planet. True courage comes in enduring... persevering, the preparation and believing in oneself.
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.
Quote of the day
When you suffer an attack of nerves you're being attacked by the nervous system. What chance has a man got against a system?.
South African Astronauts
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon