Dinosaurs are extinct today because they lacked opposable thumbs and the brainpower to build a space program.
The Earth was small, light blue, and so touchingly alone, our home that must be defended like a holy relic. The Earth was absolutely round. I believe I never knew what the word round meant until I saw Earth from space.
Failure is not an option.
Spaceflights cannot be stopped. This is not the work of any one man or even a group of men. It is a historical process which mankind is carrying out in accordance with the natural laws of human development.
That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.Oppdatert: 1. juni 2013