Astronaut Related Quotes



I was selected to be an astronaut on a military program called the Manned Orbiting Laboratory back in '67. That program got cancelled in '69 and NASA ended up taking half of us.

Robert Crippen


I want to be a lawyer, a dancer, an actress, a mother, a wife, a children's author, a distance runner, a poet, a pianist, a pet store owner, an astronaut, an environmental and humanitarian activist, a psychiatrist, a ballet teacher, and the first woman president.

Rachel Corrie


On the wall of his rehabilitation room was a picture of the space shuttle blasting off, autographed by every astronaut now at NASA. On top of the picture it says, "We found nothing is impossible." That should be our motto.

Christopher Reeve


If there'd been an astronaut on the moon right then, I'm sure I could have seen him. Perhaps he could have looked down and seen me too... the only one who could.

Lucy Christopher


Any astronaut can tell you you've got to do everything you can to learn about your life support system and then do everything you can to take care of it.

Sylvia Earle


Everybody knows what the moon is, everybody knows what this decade is, and everybody can tell a live astronaut who returned from the moon from one who didn't

Wernher Von Braun


“You don't tell an astronaut what to do.”

Atmosphere


Being a leading man... that's like saying, 'I want to be astronaut.' That's not going to happen.

Steve Carell


One thing I probably share with everyone else in the astronaut office is composure.

Sally Ride


I don't particularly care about photographic authorship. Whether an astronaut who doesn't even have a viewfinder makes an image, a robotic camera, a military photographer, or Mike Light really doesn't matter. What matters is the context of the final photograph and the meaning it generates within that context.

Michael Light