Jim Lovell - Quotes

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Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job.

Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job.

There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen. ---->>>

The lunar flights give you a correct perception of our existence. You look back at Earth from the moon, and you can put your thumb up to the window and hide the Earth behind your thumb. Everything you've ever known is behind your thumb, and that blue-and-white ball is orbiting a rather normal star, tucked away on the outer edge of a galaxy. ---->>>

Houston, we've had a problem. ---->>>

From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It's not a miracle; we just decided to go.

From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It's not a miracle; we just decided to go.

The moon is essentially gray, no color; looks like plaster of Paris or sort of a grayish beach sand. ---->>>

I was only a hero by default. The flights were few and far between. There weren't that many astronauts. The moon flights were so interesting and exciting. ---->>>

The fascination to go into space has existed for hundreds of years. But as we do things and they're successful, people get bored. ---->>>

I didn't go into the NASA program to pick up rocks or to go the moon or anything else. I went in there because I was a military officer, and that was the next notch in my profession. ---->>>

I was born a year after Lindbergh made his historic trip across the Atlantic. Boys like either dinosaurs or airplanes. I was very much an airplane boy. ---->>>

Boys like either dinosaurs or airplanes. I was very much an airplane boy. ---->>>

We do not realize what we have on Earth until we leave it. ---->>>

I would suspect strongly that over a period of time, if we put our mind to going to Mars, it will be a consortium of several countries. ---->>>

I take the NASA physical every year. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 03-25, 1928
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Occupation: Astronaut
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James Arthur "Jim" Lovell Jr. (born March 25, 1928) is a former NASA astronaut and a retired captain in the United States Navy, most famous as the commander of the Apollo 13 mission, which suffered a critical failure en route to the Moon but was brought back safely to Earth by the efforts of the crew and mission control (wikipedia)