American NASA Astronaut, Commander of Apollo 13 Mission Test Pilot, Captain U.S. Navy, Eagle Scout, Presidential Medal for Freedom, Awarded Two Navy Distinguished Flying Crosses
"The vast loneliness is awe-inspiring - the earth from here is a vast ovation to the big vastness of space."
"Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job. "
"There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen."