” Priorities have to be allocated by the government because they have a complete picture of the country’s requirements. If priority is allocated to a manned space programme, I’m confident we can swing it. But it’s going to be tremendously expensive – the infrastructure and so on. “


” Space exploration has taken a tremendous technological leap. India as a developing nation has been recognized globally for how it has economized its missions, which have been comparatively low-cost compared with other countries. “


” With space exploration picking up, low-cost access to space will be required and I believe that Isro will be the go-to agency that would provide value for this kind of activity. “


” The earth appears fragile and defenceless in the harsh environment of space and when one sees the amount of technology required to keep a human alive in that environment, one begins to feel blessed that one is an inhabitant of planet earth that supports human life. “


” In my opinion, future space exploration will require us to inhabit the moon, initially, and later Mars. This is a humongous task for any one nation to carry out. “


” I had pretty much done it all before I went into space. So when the opportunity came, I went along. It was that simple. “


” I was the 128th human in space. So I didn’t really sweat about it. “


” If I were part of Gaganyaan, I could have been sure that for the next few years, there would have been a second space mission and a third space mission. “


” I saw my country first. Because, whoever gets up into space from whichever nationality, the first thing they do is they look out for their country. That is what I did. The Indian peninsula with the ocean on all three sides. And it was a beautiful sight. “


” Anyone who goes to space tried to look at his own country first, but soon it appears that there is no boundary between the countries and the entire world is one family where our destinies are integrated. “


” So much had already been done in space before that, it had all been documented and there were no real surprises in store for us. “


” I hope we don’t export conflict from this planet into the others. None of the paradigms that define us here on earth – the borders, the parochialism, the divide, should mar our presence in space. “


” There is one person who sends me three cards every year. One on New Year’s, one for my birthday and the third that marks the anniversary of my flight into space. “



All 13 Rakesh Sharma Quotes about Space in picture


Priorities have to be allocated by the government because they have a complete picture of the country
Space exploration has taken a tremendous technological leap. India as a developing nation has been recognized globally for how it has economized its missions, which have been comparatively low-cost compared with other countries.


With space exploration picking up, low-cost access to space will be required and I believe that Isro will be the go-to agency that would provide value for this kind of activity.
The earth appears fragile and defenceless in the harsh environment of space and when one sees the amount of technology required to keep a human alive in that environment, one begins to feel blessed that one is an inhabitant of planet earth that supports human life.
In my opinion, future space exploration will require us to inhabit the moon, initially, and later Mars. This is a humongous task for any one nation to carry out.
I had pretty much done it all before I went into space. So when the opportunity came, I went along. It was that simple.
I was the 128th human in space. So I didn
If I were part of Gaganyaan, I could have been sure that for the next few years, there would have been a second space mission and a third space mission.
I saw my country first. Because, whoever gets up into space from whichever nationality, the first thing they do is they look out for their country. That is what I did. The Indian peninsula with the ocean on all three sides. And it was a beautiful sight.
Anyone who goes to space tried to look at his own country first, but soon it appears that there is no boundary between the countries and the entire world is one family where our destinies are integrated.
So much had already been done in space before that, it had all been documented and there were no real surprises in store for us.
I hope we don
There is one person who sends me three cards every year. One on New Year
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