largely an opportunity lost.
There is still no cure for the common birthday.
At various times I've referred to him as 'Igor' or
What this does is create such cynicism and doubt about our whole political system that's it's a dangerous thing for the future, ... That's the reason why I wanted to take the broadest possible look at this thing.
We have an infinite amount to learn both from nature and from each other.
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.
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.
But Al brought us back,
I don't have any quarrel with sending written questions or submitting whatever kind of testimony they want over there are the White House. That's up to the president,
You know, back when I did the Mercury flight,
I don't know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets.
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.
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.
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.
I was sold on flying as soon as I had a taste for it.
like a little kid.
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.
just going down to the corner to get chewing gum.
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.
I don't blame him wanting to go up,
I just wish that every flight got the kind of attention we used to get in the Mercury days,
As far as I'm concerned, there are going to be no more other flights,
There are times when you devote yourself to a higher cause than personal safety.
Too many people, when they get old, think that they have to live by the calendar.
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.'
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,
You know, old folks can have dreams, too, as well as young folks, and then work toward them. And to have a dream like this come true for me is just a terrific experience.
All I can tell you is I feel 100 percent better than I did one week ago at this time, ... I was scared. I was really excited for John, but now I can say day after tomorrow I'm going to be able to touch him. That's very, very special to me.
A little different trip this time,
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,