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.
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.
Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next 10.
We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win.
Across the sea of space, the stars are other suns.
Dinosaurs are extinct today because they lacked opposable thumbs and the brainpower to build a space program.
We have an infinite amount to learn both from nature and from each other
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.