” I’ve discovered that half the people would love to go into space and there’s no need to explain it to them. The other half can’t understand and I couldn’t explain it to them. If someone doesn’t know why, I can’t explain it. “


” When you’re getting ready to launch into space, you’re sitting on a big explosion waiting to happen. “


” So most astronauts getting ready to lift off are excited and very anxious and worried about that explosion – because if something goes wrong in the first seconds of launch, there’s not very much you can do. “


” No, I think most astronauts recognize that the space shuttle program is very high-risk, and are prepared for accidents. “


” After the Challenger accident, NASA put in a lot of time to improve the safety of the space shuttle to fix the things that had gone wrong. “


” The space shuttle is a better and safer rocket than it was before the Challenger accident. “


” But even in elementary school and junior high, I was very interested in space and in the space program. “


” I do a lot of running and hiking, and I also collect stamps – space stamps and Olympics stamps. “


” Yes, I did feel a special responsibility to be the first American woman in space. “


” It takes a few years to prepare for a space mission. “



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So most astronauts getting ready to lift off are excited and very anxious and worried about that explosion - because if something goes wrong in the first seconds of launch, there
No, I think most astronauts recognize that the space shuttle program is very high-risk, and are prepared for accidents.
After the Challenger accident, NASA put in a lot of time to improve the safety of the space shuttle to fix the things that had gone wrong.
The space shuttle is a better and safer rocket than it was before the Challenger accident.
But even in elementary school and junior high, I was very interested in space and in the space program.
I do a lot of running and hiking, and I also collect stamps - space stamps and Olympics stamps.
Yes, I did feel a special responsibility to be the first American woman in space.
It takes a few years to prepare for a space mission.

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