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NASA space scientists have been studying giraffe skin
by Joanna Lumley

NASA space scientists have been studying giraffe skin
so they can apply what they learn from it to the construction of spacesuits.
- Joanna Lumley

If you're an enthusiast and you love the world like I do,
it comes naturally.
But I think charity must become more fun to give,
more interactive and imaginative.
- Joanna Lumley

Though I was a mother at 21, being a grandmother makes
the whole thing absolutely normal and gorgeous.
The relief, the joy of being a grandmother is wonderful.
- Joanna Lumley

I've never felt the constraints of social acceptability.
- Joanna Lumley

 

I would do anything to keep looking the job.
I think you make an extra effort if you're on show.
- Joanna Lumley

I'm aware of my body.
- Joanna Lumley

Hundreds of political prisoners still suffer in Tibetan prisons.
Freedom of speech is not allowed in any sense.
It is illegal to possess a photo of the Dalai Lama.
- Joanna Lumley

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We transported eight giraffes, and there are now nine
because one gave birth to a male shortly afterwards.
They carry their pregnancies very well-they all looked the same.
- Joanna Lumley

I find it a great antidote...
lipstick and mirrors and hairspray.
- Joanna Lumley

You have to feel more involved than just writing out a cheque.
Charity is almost the wrong word - I think people are
beginning to feel more responsible for the world.
- Joanna Lumley

It's an incredibly difficult thing to bring a giraffe down.
They can kill a lion with a single blow from their feet.
- Joanna Lumley

In Kenya you've got the great birds and monkeys leaping
through the trees overhead.
It's a chance to remember what the world is really like.
- Joanna Lumley

I never mind scrubbing floors, vacuuming or bending and carrying stuff.
Each time I do it I think, this is instead of going to the gym.
- Joanna Lumley

I have a toy giraffe on my bed.
I've got photographs over my desk as well as a mask
of a giraffe in my kitchen.
I am totally hooked.
- Joanna Lumley

I've got lots of good friends.
I could have affairs.
I can read a book all night, put the cat on the end of the bed.
I can pick up my passport and go to France.
I don't have to ask anybody.
- Joanna Lumley

We met and married when both of us knew exactly what our jobs were.
He was only 32, but he'd been all over the place.
I'd been working on films and television shows all over the world.
- Joanna Lumley

For NASA, space is still a high priority.
- Dan Quayle

NASA was going to pick a public school teacher to go into space,
observe and make a journal about the space flight,
and I am a teacher who always dreamed of going up into space.
- Christa McAuliffe

NASA has to approve whatever we wear,
so there are clothes to choose from,
like space shorts -
we wear those a lot -
and NASA T-shirts.
- Sally Ride

Even though NASA tries to simulate launch,
and we practice in simulators, it's not the same -
it's not even close to the same.
- Sally Ride

After the Challenger accident, NASA put in a lot of
time to improve the safety of the space shuttle to
fix the things that had gone wrong.
- Sally Ride

NASA should start thinking about this planet.
- Wally Schirra

In 1983, NASA invited Canada to fly three payload specialists,
in part because we had contributed the robotic arm
that is used on the shuttle.
- Marc Garneau

At the end of our NASA careers, no one had a place for us in the military.
- Wally Schirra

NASA wanted to assure its ability to examine the spacecraft
in orbit for signs of damage.
- Marc Garneau

I understand that NASA reported that there's new evidence of water on Mars.
I'm here to report that we still don't have any evidence
of affordable gasoline in Michigan.
- David Bonior

I was selected to be an astronaut on a military program
called the Manned Orbiting Laboratory back in '67.
That program got cancelled in '69 and NASA ended up taking half of us.
- Robert Crippen

I fully expect that NASA will send me back to the moon as they treated Sen.
Glenn, and if they don't do otherwise,
why, then I'll have to do it myself.
- Pete Conrad

If you compare NASA's annual budget to explore the heavens,
that one year budget would fund NOAA's budget to explore
the oceans for 1,600 years.
- Robert Ballard

We'd never have got a chance to go outside and look
at the earth if it hadn't been for space exploration and NASA.
- James Lovelock

For quite some time, women at NASA only had scientific backgrounds.
- Sally Ride

There's been a lot of discussion about NASA culture and changing that.
I think our culture has always been one of trying to
do a very difficult job and do it well.
- Mark Kelly

And since Italy was involved in the space station as
well as signed an agreement with NASA.
And when the possibility to enter the 1996 Mission Specialist class.
- Umberto Guidoni

I think a lot of people in Washington are extremely suspicious of NASA.
- Laurie Anderson

I can't think of anything specific growing up that
pointed me toward NASA at all.
I was interested in the Moon landings just about the
same as everyone else of my generation.
But I never really thought about being an astronaut
or working in space myself.
- Laurel Clark

Many of us in Congress have been calling on the Administration
to articulate a bold mission for NASA.
It seems that the President is answering that call.
I wholeheartedly support his vision for going back to the moon,
and from there to worlds beyond.
- Sheila Jackson Lee

And so, I was not a military test pilot,
but as soon as NASA expressed an interest in flying
scientists and people who were not military test pilots,
that was an epiphany that just came like a stroke of lightning.
- Story Musgrave

I think the crux of the matter was that if we were
going to become partners in,
for example, the International Space Station,
we had to gain the respect of a country like the United
States and particularly its space organization,
NASA.
- Marc Garneau

Fortunately, I got called down to NASA for an interview.
And one thing led to the next, and one day I got that call.
I've been here about seven years now and am really enjoying it.
- Michael P. Anderson

I think that when NASA works on a moon shot,
they know too well that all of the people working on
it must do their job at 110 percent.
Sometimes they probably put in 18 hour days,
but they're aiming for the moon, and that's what counts.
- Marvin Hamlisch

NASA will send up a big sun shade that will be in orbit
between the earth and sun and deflect 2 or 3 percent
of the sunshine back into space.
It would be cheaper than the international space station.
- James Lovelock

Love is granting another the space to be
the way they are and the way they are not.
- Werner Erhard

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Throw your dreams into space like a kite,
and you do not know what it will bring back,
a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
- Anais Nin

I am unique in all time and space.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our relationships live in the space between us which is sacred.
- Martin Buber

Your sacred space is where you can
find yourself again and again.
- Joseph Campbell

Look at this butterfly, so beautiful, so delicate.
I can enjoy this butterfly from a distance,
but if I touched her, she would die.
While not quite as delicate as butterflies,
people also need private space and private time
away from the demands of the world -
even away from the attentions of those
with whom they are most bonded.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Building one space station for everyone was and is insane:
we should have built a dozen.
- Larry Niven

Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise,
a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.
- Ansel Adams

Children, cartoon animals, comedians,
and space aliens can get away with saying
what the rest of us are afraid is true,
but are embarrassed to talk about.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
- John Updike

Humor does not diminish the pain - it makes the space around it get bigger.
- Allen Klein

Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture.
It is not the physical statement of the structure so
much as what it contains that moves us.
- Arthur Erickson

I see nothing in space as promising as the view from a Ferris wheel.
- E. B. White

As a designer, the mission with which we have been charged is simple:
providing space at the right cost.
- Harry von Zell

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir

I had more clothes than I had closets,
more cars than garage space, but no money.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Music was my refuge.
I could crawl into the space between the notes and
curl my back to loneliness.
- Maya Angelou

Sites need to be able to interact in one single,
universal space.
- Tim Berners-Lee

To me, a building - if it's beautiful -
is the love of one man,
he's made it out of his love for space,
materials, things like that.
- Martha Graham

Architecture is the art of how to waste space.
- Philip Johnson

I don't think there is anything wrong with white space.
I don't think it's a problem to have a blank wall.
- Annie Leibovitz

If I can get some student interested in science,
if I can show members of the general public what's
going on up there in the space program,
then my job's been done.
- Christa McAuliffe

Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased.
- John Steinbeck

There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time.
There is always something to see, something to hear.
In fact, try as we may to make a silence,
we cannot.
- John Cage

I got space from Travis Air Force Base,
went back to the Philippine Islands and made it a point
to meet the only American casting director in the Philippines.
I was off and running.
- R. Lee Ermey

We were talking about the space between us all and
the people who hide themselves behind a wall of illusion.
Never glimpse the truth - then it's far too late when they pass away.
- George Harrison

A trip to space is a big motivator to give up some
things in your personal life.
Obviously, you can't give up everything and you don't want to.
- Mark Kelly


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