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Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next 10.

Dinosaurs are extinct today because they lacked opposable thumbs and the brainpower to build a space program.

Buy why, some say, the moon? Why choose this as our goal? And they may as well ask why climb the highest mountain?

Dinosaurs are extinct today because they lacked opposable thumbs and the brainpower to build a space program.

There can be no thought of finishing for ‘aiming for the stars.’ Both figuratively and literally, it is a task to occupy the generations. And no matter how much progress one makes, there is always the thrill of just beginning.

I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine

Across the sea of space, the stars are other suns.

It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.

That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.

Where ignorance lurks, so too do the frontiers of discovery and imagination.

We are all connected; To each other, biologically. To the earth, chemically. To the rest of the universe atomically.

The dreams of yesterday are the hopes of today and the reality of tomorrow.

I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine

A Chinese tale tells of some men sent to harm a young girl who, upon seeing her beauty, become her protectors rather than her violators. That’s how I felt seeing the Earth for the first time. I could not help but love and cherish her.

To go places and do things that have never been done before – that’s what living is all about.

A Chinese tale tells of some men sent to harm a young girl who, upon seeing her beauty, become her protectors rather than her violators. That’s how I felt seeing the Earth for the first time. I could not help but love and cherish her.

Science cuts two ways, of course; its products can be used for both good and evil. But there’s no turning back from science. The early warnings about technological dangers also come from science.

Where ignorance lurks, so too do the frontiers of discovery and imagination.

A Chinese tale tells of some men sent to harm a young girl who, upon seeing her beauty, become her protectors rather than her violators. That’s how I felt seeing the Earth for the first time. I could not help but love and cherish her.

Buy why, some say, the moon? Why choose this as our goal? And they may as well ask why climb the highest mountain?