Famous Space Quotes

If you’re lacking inspiration, here are some quotes about space that might help!

“Space is for everybody. It's not just for a few people in science or math, or for a select group of astronauts. That's our new frontier out there, and it's everybody's business to know about space.”

Christa McAuliffe

“I know the sky is not the limit because there are footprints on the Moon — and I made some of them!”

Buzz Aldrin

“Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.”

Mae Jemison

“We are limited only by our imagination and our will to act.”

Ron Garan

“I’ve discovered that half the people would love to go into space and there’s no need to explain it to them. The other half can’t understand and I couldn’t explain it to them. If someone doesn’t know why, I can’t explain it”

Sally Ride

“When I first looked back at the Earth, standing on the Moon, I cried.”

Alan Shepard

“Pay attention to the world around you and then find the places where you think you’re skilled. Follow your bliss — and bliss doesn’t mean it’s easy!”

Mae Jemison

“The time will come when man will know even what is going on in the other planets and perhaps be able to visit them”

Henry Ford

“What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common is not gender or ethnic background, but motivation, perseverance, and desire — the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.””

Ellen Ochoa

“I don't think the human race will survive the next thousand years, unless we spread into space. There are too many accidents that can befall life on a single planet. But I'm an optimist. We will reach out to the stars.”

Stephen Hawking

“If offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat. Just get on."”

Christa McAuliffe

“All civilizations become either spacefaring or extinct.”

Carl SaganPale Blue Dot

“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the Universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up.”

Stephen Hawking

“900 years of time and space and I’ve never met anyone who wasn’t important.”

Doctor Who