” I want to make the conquest of the moon the United States’ goal for the 21st century and, through that goal, to make us a great and good and happy country for generations to come. “


” For a country like ours that needs to stay ahead of the world or go under, we must do great, ambitious things – like going to the moon – to survive. “


” The mining towns I describe in the ‘Helium-3’ novel series are not unlike Coalwood, but there is one major difference: Those towns, rather than being located in the Appalachian coalfields, are on the moon. “


” When the moon was first visited in 1969, the astronauts brought back a treasure trove of unique minerals. Contained within specimens was an isotope called Helium-3, which turns out to be the perfect fuel for fusion reactors. “



All 4 Homer Hickam Quotes about Moon in picture


I want to make the conquest of the moon the United States
For a country like ours that needs to stay ahead of the world or go under, we must do great, ambitious things - like going to the moon - to survive.


The mining towns I describe in the
When the moon was first visited in 1969, the astronauts brought back a treasure trove of unique minerals. Contained within specimens was an isotope called Helium-3, which turns out to be the perfect fuel for fusion reactors.
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