5 Total Quotes

Alan Thirkettle Quotes

The international nature of the thing is totally essential. We wouldn't have been able to build a space station ourselves.
Alan Thirkettle

It gave us the opportunity of completely cleaning that up and replacing it rather than doing a botch up and keeping our fingers crossed.
Alan Thirkettle

It's really an end-to-end space system, not just a vehicle.
Alan Thirkettle

Clipper could also support exploration of the Moon. The concept could even be aimed at going much further.
Alan Thirkettle

The availability of more than one transportation system offers a robustness that has great advantage over reliance on a single system. We would like an independent way of getting access to the International Space Station (ISS).
Alan Thirkettle