quote by Ronald Reagan

The future doesn't belong to the light-hearted. It belongs to the brave.

— Ronald Reagan

Powerful Shuttle quotations

You can't get on my level. you gon' need a space shuttle or a ladder; that's forever.

Many offenders are tracked for prison at early ages, labeled as criminals in their teen years, and then shuttled from their decrepit, underfunded inner city schools to brand-new, high-tech prisons.

Then during the mission itself, I used the space shuttle's robot arm to release a satellite into orbit.

Swiftly the head mass becomes an enchanted loom where millions of flashing shuttles weave a dissolving pattern, always a meaningful pattern though never an abiding one...


Instead of planning the retirement of the Space Shuttle program, America should be preparing the shuttles for their next step in space: evolving, not shutting them down and laying off thousands of people.

Beings with un-redeemed earthly karma are not permitted after astral death to go to the high causal sphere of cosmic ideas , but must shuttle to and fro from the physical and astral worlds.

The Space Shuttle is the most effective device known to man for destroying dollar bills.

The mind is the seat of perception of the things we see, hear, and feel.

It is through the mind that we see the beauties of the earth and sky, or music, of art, in fact, of everything. That silent shuttle of thought working in and out through cell and nerve weaves into one harmonious whole the myriad moods of mind, and we call it life.

The thing I'll remember most about the flight is that it was fun.

In fact, I'm sure it was the most fun that I'll ever have in my life.


What Do You Care What Other People Think?

We have played a critical role in meeting the new safety standards.

The Canadian space industry contributed new tools that make the inspection of the space shuttle possible.

We're going to go to the moon. We're going to go on to Mars. We're going to set up a base on the moon. OK, but no money to pay for it, nothing in the budget for it. And so the decision made at that time was to cancel the whole shuttle program to save money, which I think was very, very short sighted.

The vast majority of the shuttle program was a success.

We learned so much about how a reusable spacecraft interacts with its environment, how it ages-and what to design next time.

NASA asked me to create meals for the space shuttle.

Thai chicken was the favorite. I flew in a fake space shuttle, but I have no desire to go into space after seeing the toilet.


It was just using the liquid shampoo - the Russians have one very similar to the stuff we use on the Shuttle - you just wet your hair with it and then wipe it out.

Even with only two people on board, where maintenance is a large piece of our working day, we still have time to do scientific research. We have to be ready to support those Shuttle visits in a lot of different ways.

The space shuttle was often used as an example of why you shouldn't even attempt to make something reusable. But one failed experiment does not invalidate the greater goal. If that was the case, we'd never have had the light bulb.

The crew of the shuttle Columbia did not return safely to Earth;

yet we can pray that all are safely home.

But neither money nor machines can create.

They shuttle tokens of energy, but they do not transform. A civilization based on them puts people out of touch with their creative powers.


Children of yesterday, / Heirs of to-morrow, / What are you weaving? / Labor and sorrow? / Look to your looms again. / Faster and faster / Fly the great shuttles / Prepared by the Master, / Life's in the loom, / Room for it - / Room!

My daughter just thinks that all moms fly the Space Shuttle

After the Challenger accident, NASA put in a lot of time to improve the safety of the space shuttle to fix the things that had gone wrong.

In the 1990s, it's OK to do comedy about the Chernobyl disaster or the Space Shuttle blowing up. It's acceptable to ridicule the Pope or the President of the United States, but God forbid you do a joke... about gays. The gay community is the last sacred cow in this society.

Out of the cradle endlessly rocking, Out of the mocking bird's throat, the musical shuttle, . . . . A reminiscence sing.


The pressure suit helps if something goes wrong during launch or re-entry - astronauts have a way to parachute off the shuttle. The suits protect you from loss of pressure in case of emergency.

Mass incarceration has become normalized in the United States.

Poor folks of color are shuttled from decrepit, underfunded schools to brand new, high tech prisons and then relegated to a permanent undercaste - stigmatized as undeserving of any moral care or concern.

The rockets light! The shuttle leaps off the launch pad in a cloud of steam and a trail of fire.

When I was a kid, I was a bit of a space geek.

I loved the space program and all things NASA. I would read books about our solar system; I had pictures of the Space Shuttle on my bedroom wall. And yes, I even went to Space Camp.

Time is the warp and matter the weft of the woven texture of beauty in space, and death is the hurling shuttle.


The crew of the space shuttle Challenger honored us by the manner in which they lived their lives.

The shuttle is the worst $20 you'll ever save.

It adds 90 minutes to whatever a Town Car or cab would have been. You have the unenviable choice between being dropped off last or being dropped off first and having a bunch of losers who can't afford cab fare and have no friends or loved ones with cars knowing exactly where you live.

As I go clowning my sentimental way into eternity, wrestling with all my problems of estrangement and communion, sincerity and simulation, ambition and acquiescence, I shuttle between worrying whether I matter at all and whether anything else matters but me.

Space travel is the only technology that is more dangerous and more expensive now than it was in its first year. Fifty years after Yuri Gagarin, the space shuttle ended up being more dangerous and more expensive to fly than those first throwaway rockets, even though large portions of it were reusable. It's absurd.

We didn't use the shuttle robot arm before, so this has been a training flow to get ready for that.

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