Saturday, March 12, 2011


"And then you see it going through the blackness of space, the utter void of space, and every astronaut and cosmonaut has the same reaction when they first get up there. It's you want to put your arms around this little planet that we all live on and protect it. And it's - everybody has that same feeling."

Capt. Mike Coats, director of the Johnson Space Center in Houston said this on the radio this morning.