This is a day we have managed to avoid for a quarter of a century. We've talked about it before and speculated about it, and it finally has occurred. We hoped we could push this day back forever.
like a little kid.
You don't need a walker up here and you don't need to worry about osteoporosis or a cane or anything like that, because you just float across the room,
What comprises relaxation here is really standing on your head and looking at things from a different direction or putting balls of water out to just float right in front of you,
Too many people, when they get old, think that they have to live by the calendar.
There is not anything like a broken hip or anything like that, and if you have trouble sleeping at night, why it's no problem because there's another one coming up in 45 minutes.
I think we have the opportunity here of doing some great things for this country, ... I think through the years, over the past dozen years or so, the pernicious influence of money in political campaigns has become just intolerable. I think we have to correct it and these hearings are going to be the
largely an opportunity lost.
There was a sense of community and community service then as well, ... I think we lost that.
We used to joke about canned men, putting people in a can and seeing how far you can send them and bring them back. That's not the purpose of this program... Space is a laboratory, and we go into it to work and learn the new.
and I cried.
Just because I'm 77 doesn't mean I don't have a dream.
Let me castigate the press a moment here. Too often you get into the human aspects of this and you don't get into the scientific stuff that gets into everybody's house all over this country.
At various times I've referred to him as 'Igor' or
If we're just to continue with trying to see how much blood we can let out of Democrats and how much we can wound Democrats and not make it bipartisan, I'm for ending it as quick as we can end this thing, ... I think we had the opportunity to make this bipartisan.
This is a day we have managed to avoid for a quarter of a century.
When others kid me about being bald, I simply tell them that the way I figure it, the good Lord only gave men so many hormones, and if others want to waste theirs on growing hair, that's up to them.
My brother and I both had a very similar response, ... We were 100 per cent against it. It's kind of like 'been there, don't want to do that again.'
I don't know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets.
I don't blame him wanting to go up,
I was sold on flying as soon as I had a taste for it.
But Al brought us back,
We have an infinite amount to learn both from nature and from each other.
I have been pleasantly surprised by the outpouring of interest in this flight,
To look out at this kind of creation out here and not believe in God is to me impossible, ... It just strengthens my faith. I wish there were words to describe what it's like.
If there is one thing Iâ€™ve learned in my years on this planet, itâ€™s that the happiest and most fulfilled people Iâ€™ve known are those who devoted themselves to something bigger and more profound than merely their own self interest.
I just wish that every flight got the kind of attention we used to get in the Mercury days,
She's rather firm in her attitude on that at the moment, ... I would imagine this would probably be my last flight. She's been through an awful lot. I owe her some consideration at this point in life I think.
a very unique and inexpensive opportunity to inform ourselves and the American people about an issue that has been of serious concern to all of us.
I don't know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets. John G