Space Quotes

The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.-Neil deGrasse Tyson



The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever.-Konstantin Tsiolkovsky



Space is an inspirational concept that allows you to dream big.-Peter Diamandis



There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.-Marshall McLuhan



Hey sky, take off your hat, I’m on my way!-Valentina Tereshkova



At night, when the sky is full of stars and the sea is still you get the wonderful sensation that you are floating in space. – Natalie Wood



I would like to die on Mars. Just not on impact.-Elon Musk



I think the universe is pure geometry – basically, a beautiful shape twisting around and dancing over space-time.-Antony Garrett Lisi



The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.-Mark Russell



It’s a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one’s safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract.-Alan Shepard


Whenever I gaze up at the moon, I feel like I’m on a time machine. I am back to that precious pinpoint of time, standing on the foreboding – yet beautiful – Sea of Tranquility. I could see our shining blue planet Earth poised in the darkness of space.-Buzz Aldrin



The stars don’t look bigger, but they do look brighter.-Sally Ride


The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.-Carl Sandburg



The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel.-John Glenn



Space isn’t remote at all. It’s only an hour’s drive away if your car could go straight upwards.-Fred Hoyle



Oh, don’t let’s ask for the moon. We’ve already got the stars. – Bette Davis


When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system.-Kalpana Chawla



One in 200 stars has habitable Earth-like planets surrounding it – in the galaxy, half a billion stars have Earth-like planets going around them – that’s huge, half a billion. So when we look at the night sky, it makes sense that someone is looking back at us.-Michio Kaku



You cannot look up at the night sky on the Planet Earth and not wonder what it’s like to be up there amongst the stars. And I always look up at the moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.-Tom Hanks


We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us
something very special.-Stephen Hawking



When you’re getting ready to launch into space, you’re sitting on a big explosion waiting to happen.-Sally Ride


Space exploration is a force of nature unto itself that no other force in society can rival.-Neil deGrasse Tyson



The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn’t have a space program.-Larry Niven



If you are in a spaceship that is traveling at the speed of light, and you turn on the headlights, does anything happen?-Steven Wright



The world, when you look at it, it just can’t be random. I mean, it’s so different than the vast emptiness that is everything else, and even all the other planets we’ve seen, at least in our solar system, none of them even remotely resemble the precious life-giving nature of our own planet.-Chris Hadfield



You never enjoy the world aright, till the sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens and crowned with the stars. – Thomas Traherne



Thomas Traherne
They say any landing you can walk away from is a good one.-Alan Shepard



Do you realize that if you fall into a black hole, you will see the entire future of the Universe unfold in front of you in a matter of moments and you will emerge into another space-time created by the singularity of the black hole you just fell into?-Neil deGrasse Tyson



I see Earth! It is so beautiful!-Yuri Gagarin


Modern science says: ‘The sun is the past, the earth is the present, the moon is the future.’ From an incandescent mass we have originated, and into a frozen mass we shall turn. Merciless is the law of nature, and rapidly and irresistibly we are drawn to our doom.-Nikola Tesla



That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.-Neil Armstrong



The black holes of nature are the most perfect macroscopic objects there are in the universe: the only elements in their construction are our concepts of space and time.-Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar



After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say ‘I want to see the manager.’-William S. Burroughs



It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.-Neil Armstrong



Time travel used to be thought of as just science fiction, but Einstein’s general theory of relativity allows for the possibility that we could warp space-time so much that you could go off in a rocket and return before you set out.-Stephen Hawking



Once you’ve been in space, you appreciate how small and fragile the Earth is. – Valentina Tereshkova



When you launch in a rocket, you’re not really flying that rocket. You’re just sort of hanging on.-Michael P. Anderson



I think we are at the dawn of a new era in commercial space exploration.-Elon Musk



It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.-Carl Sagan



We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on its vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to its security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft.-Adlai Stevenson I



There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition.-Rod Serling



If the Earth gets hit by an asteroid, it’s game over. It’s control-alt-delete for civilization.-Bill Nye


Land on Mars, a round-trip ticket – half a million dollars. It can be done.-Elon Musk


I don’t think the human race will survive the next thousand years, unless we spread into space.-Stephen Hawking



Man must at all costs overcome the Earth’s gravity and have, in reserve, the space at least of the Solar System.-Konstantin Tsiolkovsky



Space exploration promised us alien life, lucrative planetary mining, and fabulous lunar colonies. News flash, ladies and gents: Space is nearly empty. It’s a sterile vacuum, filled mostly with the junk we put up there.-Graham Hawkes



What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on? – Henry David Thoreau


Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.-Neil Armstrong



Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.-Carl Sagan



Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other.-Sojourner Truth



I’d love to go back to space, I don’t know any astronaut who doesn’t want to.-Helen Sharman



I don’t know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets.-John Glenn



We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody.-R. Buckminster Fuller



The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.-Blaise Pascal


What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous.-Thomas Merton



What we observe as material bodies and forces are nothing but shapes and variations in the structure of space.-Erwin Schrodinger



If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they’d immediately go out. – William Blake



Mining asteroids will ultimately benefit humanity on and off the Earth in a multitude of ways.-Peter Diamandis



I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.-Neil Armstrong



The rockets and the satellites, spaceships that we’re creating now, we’re pollinating the universe.-Neil Young

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