Buy why, some say, the moon? Why choose this as our goal? And they may as well ask why climb the highest mountain?
We are all connected; To each other, biologically. To the earth, chemically. To the rest of the universe atomically.
Many say exploration is part of our destiny, but it’s actually our duty to future generations and their quest to ensure the survival of the human species.
Failure is not an option.
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.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
Across the sea of space, the stars are other suns.
As I stand out here in the wonders of the unknown at Hadley, I sort of realize there’s a fundamental truth to our nature, Man must explore . . . and this is exploration at its greatest.
The sky is the limit only for those who aren't afraid to fly!
The dreams of yesterday are the hopes of today and the reality of tomorrow.