” Politicians and the government have become too interested in short-term gains. Of course, if you look at the direct financial returns in the short term, human space flight is expensive. But they need to look longer term. “


” People are fascinated by space flight. It makes them interested in science, gets them asking questions and motivates them. “


” I still dream about being on the space station with the feeling of being weightless. The weightlessness is the most amazing, relaxing and natural feeling. “


” I don’t classify myself as the first space tourist because I wasn’t as though I paid and had a holiday out of it – although I had a fab time. “


” You don’t go into space just for the science. Economically, it is not worth it. I think the reason we should be in space is for the exploration, it’s the human endeavour. “


” When the history books are written in a thousand years, when space travel would have become routine, the moment that humans first left Earth will be of huge importance. Star City is a central part of this story and it deserves more recognition. “


” I had been lucky that my physiology is well suited to space training. “


” I hope there will be continued U.K. investment in human spaceflight to enable Britain to benefit from space travel in the longer term and that many more Britons – women and men – will travel into space. “


” You can do more science on the ground than you can in space for the same amount of money. But there is some science you can not do on the ground. “


” I’d love to go back to space, I don’t know any astronaut who doesn’t want to. “


” While we’ve taken seeds into space, and astronauts on the International Space Station have eaten lettuce they’ve grown, we haven’t produced fruit in space, so we can’t pollinate something. “



All 11 Helen Sharman Quotes about Space in picture


Politicians and the government have become too interested in short-term gains. Of course, if you look at the direct financial returns in the short term, human space flight is expensive. But they need to look longer term.
People are fascinated by space flight. It makes them interested in science, gets them asking questions and motivates them.


I still dream about being on the space station with the feeling of being weightless. The weightlessness is the most amazing, relaxing and natural feeling.
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When the history books are written in a thousand years, when space travel would have become routine, the moment that humans first left Earth will be of huge importance. Star City is a central part of this story and it deserves more recognition.
I had been lucky that my physiology is well suited to space training.
I hope there will be continued U.K. investment in human spaceflight to enable Britain to benefit from space travel in the longer term and that many more Britons - women and men - will travel into space.
You can do more science on the ground than you can in space for the same amount of money. But there is some science you can not do on the ground.
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