” We’re pretty interested in microbial communities on-board space stations. It’s a closed-loop system. Our water is recycled, our air is recycled. “


” There’s actually an incredible amount of parallels between working in central Congo in a remote, isolated village and doing research aboard the space station. “


” I thought I was prepared for space, and it still absolutely defied every expectation and dream. It is an incredible thing to put yourself on a rocket and launch off the planet. It is an amazing thing to see the planet from space. This blue sphere is almost indescribably beautiful. “


” We have to engineer devices that are going to work in space stations. Those same things are going to work in the most remote regions on Earth. “


” Sequencing DNA on the ISS will enable NASA to see what happens to genetic material in space in real time, rather than looking at a snapshot of DNA before launch and another snapshot of DNA after launch and filling in the blanks. “


” They say that in space, nobody can hear you scream. The first time I stepped out of the airlock, I was ready to scream – not because I was scared but because I was so excited to see the Earth below me. “



All 6 Kathleen Rubins Quotes about Space in picture


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I thought I was prepared for space, and it still absolutely defied every expectation and dream. It is an incredible thing to put yourself on a rocket and launch off the planet. It is an amazing thing to see the planet from space. This blue sphere is almost indescribably beautiful.
We have to engineer devices that are going to work in space stations. Those same things are going to work in the most remote regions on Earth.
Sequencing DNA on the ISS will enable NASA to see what happens to genetic material in space in real time, rather than looking at a snapshot of DNA before launch and another snapshot of DNA after launch and filling in the blanks.
They say that in space, nobody can hear you scream. The first time I stepped out of the airlock, I was ready to scream - not because I was scared but because I was so excited to see the Earth below me.
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