8 Total Quotes

Ed Weiler Quotes

A lot of people have had bad days on Mars. They don't call it the death planet for nothing.
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#Bad

NASA's newest Great Observatory is open for business, and it is beginning to take its place at the forefront of science.
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#Beginning

The number of first-class concepts being submitted to NASA by the space science community for these smaller missions just keeps on climbing.
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#Class

Life on Earth was not a cosmic fluke but part of a broad imperative. Mars is a lot like Earth. And billions of years ago it had some kind of atmosphere and huge quantities of flowing water.
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#Earth

Everyone on Earth who has ever dreamed of being an explorer on an alien planet will want to go along for the ride.
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#Earth

There are a lot of people that are surprised that Hubble can even look at planets in our solar system, because they think of Hubble as looking back to the beginning of time or at things billions of times fainter than the eye can see. But indeed, about 15 percent of the time Hubble spends observing our own planets.
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#People

This dramatic confirmation of standing water in Mars' history builds on a progression of discoveries about that most earthlike of alien planets. This result gives us impetus to expand our ambitious program of exploring Mars to learn whether microbes have ever lived there and, ultimately, whether we can.
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#History

Like Hubble, Compton and Chandra, the new Spitzer Space Telescope will soon be making major discoveries, and, as these first images show, should excite the public with views of the cosmos like we've never had before.
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#Space