Helen Sharman Quotes

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Helen Sharman Quotes

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.
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Just because I'm a woman does not mean I have to deal with everything to do with food.

— Helen Sharman

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.

— Helen Sharman

Britain should definitely be part of a Mars mission.

— Helen Sharman

I would much rather fly on Soyuz than the shuttle.

— Helen Sharman

I'm not going into infinity. I'm going into low earth orbit.

— Helen Sharman

The advice I was given was just to make sure you look out of the window occasionally. It's something no astronaut ever gets tired of doing.

— Helen Sharman

There is good science you can do in space. There is stuff there you cannot do on Earth and we can gain understanding from it.

— Helen Sharman

From space, the earth appears predominantly blue; the clouds are brilliant white. Surprisingly, you don't see much green, although Ireland looks green, and so do Scandinavia and New Zealand. The deserts are brick red and really stand out.

— Helen Sharman

I lived at Star City for more than a year ahead of my trip to Mir on May 18, 1991 in Soyuz TM-12. My life at Star City was so remote that learning Russian became my greatest priority.

— Helen Sharman

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.

— Helen Sharman

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.

— Helen Sharman

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.

— Helen Sharman

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