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Space Quotes - 2007

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Space Quote - December 2007:

Apollo 17 mission patch. NASA image. "...As we leave the Moon at Taurus-Littrow, we leave as we came and, God willing, as we shall return, with peace and hope for all mankind. Godspeed the crew of Apollo 17."

Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, 1972.

Space Quote - January 2007:

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (left) with Sergei Korolyov in Moscow on Sept. 15, 1961(RIA-Novosti/Sovfoto photo via Yahoo! News)"Congratulations, the road to the stars is now open."

Sergei Korolyov (1906-1966),
father of the Soviet space program,  upon the launch of the first artificial satellite.

Space Quote - September-December 2006:

Ground Zero NYC, March 2003. Photo by Anthony Fernandez. "...we must pick ourselves up again and press on despite the pain. Our nation is indeed fortunate that we can still draw on an immense reservoir of courage, character and fortitude - that we are still blessed with heroes..."

- President Ronald Reagan, following the Challenger disaster, 1986.

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