All the atoms of our bodies will be blown into space in the disintegration of the Solar System, to live on forever as mass or energy. That’s what we should be teaching our children, not fairy tales about angels and seeing grandma in heaven. Carolyn Porco
From out there on the Moon, international politics look so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter-of-a-million miles out and say, ‘Look at that, you son of a bitch.’ Edgar Mitchel
NASA’s flight plan for Apollo 11 from 1969. In itself, a beautiful work of art, only made more impressive by what it represents. And moreso remastered.
Houston: ISS, this is Houston, we’re good-to-go on your return to Earth. Please make your way to the Soyuz capsule and get yourselves comfortable. ISS: Houston, this is ISS. Listen, we’ve had a bit of a chinwag up here. Basically, we’re thinking of extending our…