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I stayed in the astronaut program until 1993. People ask me why I left. I thought I had a lot of things to contribute that…
I went to school at night in L.A. to brush up on my engineering while I applied to the astronaut program. I really did not…
Some of the most fun people I know are scientists.
I always knew I’d go to space.
Sometimes people ask me how difficult the astronaut program was, but being in Sierra Leone, being responsible for the health of more than 200 people,…
As an astronaut, you have a very defined set of tasks to do. Those tasks may require you to work 60, 70 or 80 hours…
We look at science as something very elite, which only a few people can learn. That’s just not true. You just have to start early…
I wanted to be a professional dancer for a period of time, and I did a lot of dancing and choreography and got paid for…
I think science fiction helps us think about possibilities, to speculate – it helps us look at our society from a different perspective. It lets…
What we find is that if you have a goal that is very, very far out, and you approach it in little steps, you start…
The difference between science and the arts is not that they are different sides of the same coin even, or even different parts of the…
Some people say they feel very small when they think about space. I felt more expansive, very connected to the universe.
Science provides an understanding of a universal experience. Arts provide a universal understanding of a personal experience.
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