If we die, we want people to accept it. We are in a risky business, and we hope that if anything happens to us, it will not delay the program. The conquest of space is worth the risk of life.— Gus Grissom
Gorgeous Space Program quotations
The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.
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.
If we die, do not mourn for us. This is a risky business we're in, and we accept those risks. The space program is too valuable to this country to be halted for too long if a disaster should ever happen.
Silence gives you space.
I would not say that female cosmonauts are not welcomed in the Russian space program. I must say, however, that all spaceflight hardware, including spacesuits and spacecraft comfort assuring systems, were designed mostly by men and for men.
There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program - your tax-dollar will go further.
There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program -- your tax-dollar will go further.
Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time.
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.
If I can get some student interested in science, if I can show members of the general public what's going on up there in the space program, then my job's been done.
If we were to start today on an organized and well-supported space program I believe a practical passenger rocket can be built and tested within ten years.
Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out!
I've always loved airplanes and flight.
The space program was really important to me as a kid. I still have a photo of Armstrong and Aldrin on the moon in my living room.
I only hope that we shall not wait to adopt the program until after our astronomers have reported a new and unsuspected asteroid moving across their fields of vision with menacing speed. At that point it will be too late!
A sense of the unknown has always lured mankind and the greatest of the unknowns of today is outer space. The terrors, the joys and the sense of accomplishment are epitomized in the space program.
I am choosing happiness over suffering. I'm making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.
The greatest fallout of the space program, .
.. was not the close-up view of the moon, but a look at spaceship Earth from afar. For the first time in the history of humanity, we were able to see our planet for what it really is.
Evolution doesn't care whether you believe in it or not, no more than gravity does. I want to rekindle excitement over what we've achieved as a species with the space program. We can't afford to regress back to the days of superstition.
There is a hunger in this digital age to hear authors together, to participate in programs, to just be in a place, a community space.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Most of my scientific work has been basic research.
There were no immediate uses for my discoveries, but today the radioisotopes are the workhorses of nuclear medicine, an isotope of plutonium is a major energy source in the space program, and the element americium is critical to the smoke detectors in every house in the country.
My expertise is the space program and what it should be in the future based on my experience of looking at the transitions that we've made between pre-Sputnik days and getting to the moon.
The difference between the dinosaurs and us is that we have a space program and we can vote...
A head full of fears has no space for dreams.
The inspirational value of the space program is probably of far greater importance to education than any input of dollars... A whole generation is growing up which has been attracted to the hard disciplines of science and engineering by the romance of space.
I cannot join the space program and restart my life as an astronaut, but this opportunity to connect my abilities as an educator with my interests in history and space is a unique opportunity to fulfill my early fantasies.
NASA is moving the space program to Starkville because it has no atmosphere.
A head full of fears has no space for dreams.
We will be producing supersonic planes which will go far, far faster than Concordes. New York to Tokyo could be less than an hour. You could be traveling at 19,000 miles an hour orbitally.
A father and two sons run Adelphia. It's a cable company. And they took from that company a billion dollars. A billion. Three people - three people took a billion dollars. What were they gonna do, start their own space program? 'Let's send the monkey to Mars, Dad!'
I grew up watching a lot of the coverage of the early U.
S. space program, all the way back starting with Mercury and then through Gemini and Apollo and of course going to the moon as the main part of the Apollo program.
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
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.
Maybe the purpose of the space program [NASA] is to prepare the world for Big Brother - the New World Order.
There is no room in this country for hyphenated Americanism.
Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge
The views of the Earth are really beautiful.
If you've ever seen a space IMAX movie, that's really what it looks like. I wish I'd had more time just to sit and look out the window with a map, but our science program kept us very busy in the lab most of the time.
Although as a boy I had dreamed about going into space, I had completely forgotten about that until one day I received a call from an astronaut, who suggested that I should join the program.
It's like turning the space program over to the Long Island Railroad.
A head full of fears has no space for dreams
As a member of the House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, I am a firm believer in the American space program.
Space exploration is important research to our economic and national defense, and America's space program is a symbol of our success as a scientifically and technologically advanced nation.
No, I think most astronauts recognize that the space shuttle program is very high-risk, and are prepared for accidents.
The food isn't too bad. It's very different from the food that the astronauts ate in the very early days of the space program.
We need a space program because we need explorers. Its in our souls.