Tag: NASA

Earthrise

Apollo 8 was the second crewed spaceflight mission flown in the United States Apollo space program, the first having been Apollo 7 which stayed in Earth orbit. Apollo 8 was launched on December 21,…

Follow the Water

“I think the one overwhelming emotion that we had was when we saw the earth rising in the distance over the lunar landscape… It makes us realize that…

“Space is going to be commonplace”

“Sometimes when things get kind of frantic, it helps to call my husband Steve, because I think he’s got a real good sense of where everything’s gonna be…

STS-107

There´s a lot of different things that we do during life that could personally harm us and I choose not to stop doing those things. Laurel Clark (1961…

Alone in space…

Alone in space, I view’d a feeble fleck Of silvern light, marking the narrow ken Which mortals call the boundless universe. On ev’ry side, each as a tiny…

Look at that, you son of a bitch

In outer space you develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about…