Yet each man kills the thing he loves from all let this be heard some does it with a bitter look some with a flattering word the coward does it with a kiss the brave man with the sword.Oscar Wilde
Steven A. Hawley (born December 12, 1951) is a test pilot and astronaut.
- Gee, I thought we'd be a lot higher at MECO!
- referring to shuttle mission STS 41-D's pad abort; the shuttles engines had ignited seconds before launch when the the launch was aborted with the shuttle still on the ground. MECO, or "Main Engine Cut-Off", usually occurs more than 100 km above the ground as the last stage of the ascent