Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition, there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.George Soros
(Redirected from Alan Shepherd)
- It's a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realise that one's safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract.
- It's been a long way, but we're here.
- Said when he first stepped onto the lunar surface.
- Please, dear God, don't let me fuck up.
- Said shortly before his first spaceflight.