Frequently Asked Questions

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.

  • Problems look mighty small from 150 miles up.

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

    We want to explore. We’re curious people. Look back over history, people have put their lives at stake to go out and explore … We believe in what we’re doing. Now it’s time to go.

  • We want to explore. We’re curious people.

    Look back over history, people have put their lives at stake to go out and explore … We believe in what we’re doing. Now it’s time to go.

    If you could see the earth illuminated when you were in a place as dark as night, it would look to you more splendid than the moon.

    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.