Quotes by Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin

American former astronaut, engineer and fighter

Alive from: 1930-

Category: Science

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    Somebody would think I was trying to get favored treatment because my ancestors had the name Moon. And that's a joke.
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    Space architectures capable of supporting a permanent human presence on Mars are extraordinarily complex, with many different interdependent systems.
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    Space is not just going up and coming back down again. Space is getting into orbit and being there, living there, establishing a presence, a permanence.
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    The beauty of Hawaii probably surpasses other places. I like the Big Island and the two mountains, Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, where you can look out at the stars.
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    The best way to study Mars is with two hands, eyes and ears of a geologist, first at a moon orbiting Mars... and then on the surface.
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    The big companies are the private industry. But they're faced with a short-term need to show a profit in short-term.
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    The biggest benefit of Apollo was the inspiration it gave to a growing generation to get into science and aerospace.
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    The decision to go to the moon is now appreciated and associated with President Kennedy's speech, but somebody else had told him it was a good idea. It turned out to be a good commitment, but it was a unique situation.
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    The first footfalls on Mars will mark a historic milestone, an enterprise that requires human tenacity matched with technology to anchor ourselves on another world.
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    The leader of an Earth organization who makes a commitment to history - of humans living on Earth, to begin permanent settlement/occupation of not the moon, but of another planet - this leader will have a legacy for history that will supersede Columbus, Genghis Khan or almost any recognized leader.
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    The life expectancy of people going to Mars may be decreased by the higher level of radiation that they receive.
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    The pilgrims on the Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock. To my knowledge, they didn't wait around for a return trip to Europe. You settle some place with a purpose. If you don't want to do that, stay home. You avoid an awful lot of risks by not venturing outward.
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    The purpose of going to Mars is for humans to first begin to occupy, permanently, another planet in the solar system. The astronauts or pilgrims, whatever you might call them, are going to be very historically unique human beings.
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    The society of life on Mars, or the challenge of making Mars more livable, will have significant benefits on our attempts to modify and change in some ways the environment here on Earth.
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    The way I see it, commercial interests should manage a lunar base while NASA gets on with the really important task of flying to Mars.
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