Watching the Mercury 7
Gene Cernan’s wife asked: Would you like to do that?
Gene's response: I would love to do it, just give me the chance. But by the time I get good enough, by the time I get qualified, by the time I meet all the requirements, there won’t
Be anything left to do. All the Pioneering will be over. Don’t ever short change yourself, you never ever know what fate has in store. I got a call out of the blue, it was NASA and asked to come try out.
Cernan tells his grandchildren: “Don’t ever count yourself out. You’ll never know how good you are unless you try. Dream the impossible and go out and make it happen. “I walked on the moon. What can’t you do?”
Edited by NJCubScouter, 16 January 2017 - 08:48 PM.
Edited at poster's (implied) request