Posts Tagged ‘On Space Exploration’

I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth.
No single space project in this period will be more exciting, more impressive, or more important for the long-range exploration of space;  and none will be so difficult or expensive to accomplish.
    —    President John Kennedy’s Address to Congress
May 25, 1961
[And having succeeded, we’ve now been over 40 years since mankind stepped on the moon (13 December 1972).  I hope I’m around to see a permanent station on the moon and a landing on Mars (and safe return).    —    KMAB]

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If the results are inconclusive, I will be left with nothing but faith.  And my faith is this – that the universe is boundless and without limit and that never, never, never will mankind lack for a frontier to face and conquer.
   —    Isaac Asimov
From his book:  “From Earth To Heaven

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