Burt Rutan Quotes


17 Burt Rutan quotes:



"You're going to be more creative, more innovative, and have a lot more ability to stumble into a big breakthrough."
Author: Rutan Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"In fact, it's more dangerous to fly in space in America now than it was earlier. It certainly is more expensive...more difficult, ... We've been relying on our taxpayer-funded research organization, Na Say, excuse me, NASA."
Author: Rutan Quotes Category: America Quotes
"In fact, it's more dangerous to fly in space in America now than it was earlier. It certainly is more expensive...more difficult. We've been relying on our taxpayer-funded research organization, Na Say, excuse me, NASA."
Author: Rutan Quotes Category: America Quotes
"We'll go back to the moon by not learning anything new."
"In 12 or 15 years, there will be routine, affordable space tourism not just in the U.S. but in a lot of countries."
"Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding."
"Our goal is to show that you can develop a robust, safe manned space program and do it at an extremely low cost."
"We need affordable space travel to inspire our youth, to let them know that they can experience their dreams, can set significant goals and be in a position to lead all of us to future progress in exploration, discovery and fun. Thanks to the X Prize for the inspiration."
"There will be a new industry. And we are just now in a beginning. I will predict that in 12 or 15 years, there will be tens of thousands, maybe even hundreds of thousands of people that fly, and see that black sky."
Author: Rutan Quotes Category: Beginning Quotes
"I strongly feel that, if we are successful, our program will mark the beginning of a renaissance for manned space flight. This might even be similar to that wonderful time period between 1908 and 1912 when the world went from a total of ten airplane pilots to hundreds of airplane types and thousands of pilots in 39 countries."
Author: Rutan Quotes Category: Beginning Quotes
"Our hope is that this will be a benchmark ... for a lot more people to not only have fun but to reap the benefits that we believe might be there,"
Author: Rutan Quotes Category: Fun Quotes
"Today's flight marks a critical turning point in the history of aerospace. We have redefined space travel as we know it."
Author: Rutan Quotes Category: History Quotes
"We believe a proper goal for safety is the record that was achieved during the first five years of commercial scheduled airline service which, while exposing the passengers to high risks by today's standards, was more than 100 times as safe as government manned space flight,"
Author: Rutan Quotes Category: Safety Quotes
"Since Yuri Gagarin and Al Shepard's epoch flights in 1961, all space missions have been flown only under large, expensive government efforts. By contrast, our program involves a few, dedicated individuals who are focused entirely on making spaceflight affordable,"
Author: Rutan Quotes Category: Space Quotes
"Since Yuri Gagarin and Al Shepard's epic flights in 1961, all space missions have been flown only under large, expensive government efforts, ... By contrast, our program involves a few, dedicated individuals who are focused entirely on making spaceflight affordable."
Author: Rutan Quotes Category: Space Quotes
"I absolutely have to develop a space tourism system that is at least 100 times safer than anything that has flown man into space, and probably significantly more than that."
Author: Rutan Quotes Category: Space Quotes
"Since Yuri Gagarin and Al Shepard's epoch flights in 1961, all space missions have been flown only under large, expensive government efforts. By contrast, our program involves a few, dedicated individuals who are focused entirely on making spaceflight affordable."
Author: Rutan Quotes Category: Space Quotes



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