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  • craigswan
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    Sun, Oct 17 2021 3:11 AM

    Space travel quotes .

    "God has no intention of setting a limit to the efforts of man to conquer space."

    The Pope .

     

    "When I orbited the Earth in a spaceship, I saw for the first time how beautiful our planet is. Mankind, let us preserve and increase this beauty, and not destroy it!"

    Yuri Gagarin, Russian Cosmonaut ..

     

    "It [the rocket] will free man from his remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet. It will open to him the gates of heaven."

    - Wernher von Braun, Rocket Engineer

  • craigswan
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    Sun, Oct 17 2021 3:12 AM

    "Our two greatest problems are gravity and paperwork. We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.".

     

    "Don't tell me that man doesn't belong out there. Man belongs wherever he wants to go - and he'll do plenty well when he gets there.".

     

    "I don't think the human race will survive the next thousand years, unless we spread into space. There are too many accidents that can befall life on a single planet. But I'm an optimist. We will reach out to the stars."

    - Stephen Hawking, Astrophysicist .

  • craigswan
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    Sun, Oct 17 2021 3:16 AM

    "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."

    - William Shatner, 

    "Anyone who sits on top of the largest hydrogen-oxygen fueled system in the world; knowing they're going to light the bottom—and doesn't get a little worried—does not fully understand the situation."

    - John Young, Astronaut .

     

    "Through you, we feel as giants, once again."

    - President Ronald Reagan, to the Crew
    of the First Shuttle Mission

     

  • craigswan
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    Sun, Oct 17 2021 3:20 AM

    "If offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat. Just get on."

    - Christa McAuliffe, Teacher
    and Challenger Astronaut

     

    "Some say that we should stop exploring space, that the cost in human lives is too great. But Columbia's crew would not have wanted that. We are a curious species, always wanting to know what is over the next hill, around the next corner, on the next island. And we have been that way for thousands of years."

     

    "Let’s light this fire one more time, Mike, and witness this great nation at its best."

    - Christopher Ferguson, Commander of
    the Final Space Shuttle Mission .

  • craigswan
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    Sun, Oct 17 2021 3:21 AM

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    Sun, Oct 17 2021 3:24 AM

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  • craigswan
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    Sun, Oct 17 2021 3:25 AM

    "Some say that we should stop exploring space, that the cost in human lives is too great. But Columbia's crew would not have wanted that. We are a curious species, always wanting to know what is over the next hill, around the next corner, on the next island. And we have been that way for thousands of years."

     

    "All of a sudden, space isn't friendly. All of a sudden, it's a place where people can die. . . . Many more people are going to die. But we can't explore space if the requirement is that there be no casualties; we can't do anything if the requirement is that there be no casualties."

     

    "This is a day we have managed to avoid for a quarter of a century. We've talked about it before and speculated about it, and it finally has occurred. We hoped we could push this day back forever."

    - Astronaut John Glenn, Regarding
    the Challenger Accident

  • craigswan
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    Sun, Oct 17 2021 3:29 AM

    "When I orbited the Earth in a spaceship, I saw for the first time how beautiful our planet is. Mankind, let us preserve and increase this beauty, and not destroy it!"

    - Yuri Gagarin, Russian Cosmonaut .

     

    "Don't tell me that man doesn't belong out there. Man belongs wherever he wants to go - and he'll do plenty well when he gets there."

    - Wernher von Braun, Rocket Engineer .

     

    "Man is an artifact designed for space travel. He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole."

  • craigswan
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    Sun, Oct 17 2021 3:33 AM

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