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Top 12 Famous Rocket Science Quotes

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What is rocketry? It is a branch of science that performs a study of, examination with, or use of rockets. It studies everything related to design, construction, launching, and operation of rockets.

Quotations said about Rocketry

“What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars.”

– William Wordsworth

“This is the team. We’re trying to go to the moon.
If you can’t put someone up, please don’t put them down.”


“Being a rocket scientist isn’t all that smart when you could work in finance.”

― A.D. Aliwat, Alpha


“When you launch in a rocket, you’re not really flying that rocket.
You’re just sort of hanging on.”

– Michael P. Anderson

“The deeper the journey into inner space, the further the possibilities in outer space.”

― Curtis Tyrone Jones

“My vision is for a fully reusable rocket transport system between Earth and Mars that is able to re-fuel on Mars
– this is very important – so you don’t have to carry the return fuel when you go there.”

– Elon Musk


“Rocket science is tough, and rockets have a way of failing.”

– Sally Ride

“Insisting on perfect safety is for people who don’t have the balls to live in the real world.”

— Mary F. Shafer,
SR-71 Flying Qualities Lead Engineer,
NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center

“Eventually we’re going to go to Mars, and I firmly believe the first person that sets foot on Mars will get there on a Boeing rocket.”

– Dennis Muilenburg

“Do you realize what we accomplished today? Today the spaceship was born.”

— Dr. Walter Robert Dornberger,
spoken to Wernher von Braun,
after the first successful flight of the A-4 rocket to the edge of space,
3 October 1942.


“Rocket science has been mythologized all out of proportion to its true difficulty.“

– John Carmack

“It all looked so easy when you did it on paper —
where valves never froze, gyros never drifted,
and rocket motors did not blow up in your face.”

— Milton W. Rosen,
rocket engineer, 1956.

“There’s the whole myth about rocket science.
It’s really not that hard. It’s not brain surgery.”

— John Powell,
founder of JP Aerospace,
Wired magazine, July 2006.


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  • “The deeper the journey into inner space, the further the possibilities in outer space”
    this one is my favorite, how can i share it?

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