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My experiences with science led me to God. They challenge science to prove the existence of God. But must we really light a candle to see the sun?
I have learned to use the word 'impossible' with the greatest caution.
Science does not have a moral dimension. It is like a knife. If you give it to a surgeon or a murderer, each will use it differently.
It was very successful, but it fell on the wrong planet.
Basic research is what I am doing when I don't know what I am doing.
The rocket worked perfectly, except for landing on the wrong planet.
It takes sixty-five thousand errors before you are qualified to make a rocket.
The best computer is a man, and it’s the only one that can be mass-produced by unskilled labor.
Don't tell me that man doesn't belong out there. Man belongs wherever he wants to go - and he'll do plenty well when he gets there.
I believe in an immortal soul. Science has proved that nothing disintegrates into nothingness. Life and soul, therefore, cannot disintegrate into nothingness, and so are immortal.
Conquering the universe one has to solve two problems: gravity and red tape. We could have mastered gravity.
All one can really leave one's children is what's inside their heads. Education, in other words, and not earthly possessions, is the ultimate legacy, the only thing that cannot be taken away.
A good engineer gets stale very fast if he doesn't keep his hands dirty.
To simply dismiss the concept of God as being unscientific is to violate the very objectivity of science itself.
It will free man from the remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet.
I'm convinced that before the year 2000 is over, the first child will have been born on the moon.
One good test is worth a thousand expert opinions.
The greatest gain from space travel consists in the extension of our knowledge. In a hundred years this newly won knowledge will pay huge and unexpected dividends.
Man is not made for space. But with the help of biologists and medical doctors, he can be prepared and accommodated.
There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program - your tax-dollar will go further.
We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.
Looking back, nothing seems so simple than a utopian vision realised.
If we continue at this leisurly pace, we will have to pass Russian customs when we land on the moon.
There are flying grandfathers. But I intend to be an orbiting grandfather.
The logistic requirements for a large, elaborate mission to Mars are no greater that those for a minor military operation extending over a limited theatre of war.
Crash programs fail because they are based on theory that, with nine women pregnant, you can get a baby in a month.
For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants, like most Lutheran boys. I got a telescope. My mother thought it would make the best gift.
If we were to start today on an organized and well-supported space program I believe a practical passenger rocket can be built and tested within ten years.
The same forces of nature which enable us to fly to the stars, enable us also to destroy our star.
Man belongs wherever he wants to go - and he'll do plenty well when he gets there.
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
By the year 2000 we will undoubtedly have a sizable operation on the Moon, we will have achieved a manned Mars landing and it's entirely possible we will have flown with men to the outer planets.
Get me a broom. I'll sweep my own office.
What we will have attained when Neil Armstrong steps down upon the moon is a completely new step in the evolution of man.
In future utopia will need to hurry to keep up with reality.
It [the rocket] will free man from his remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet. It will open to him the gates of heaven.
The rocket worked perfectly except for landing on the wrong planet.
Basic research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
I have learned to use the word impossible with the greatest caution.
Basic research is when I'm doing what I don't know what I'm doing.
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.