38 Total Quotes

Michael Griffin Quotes

NASA appreciates the efforts of Congress to resolve restrictions placed on our partnership with Russia. Congress' action helps to ensure the continuous presence of U.S. astronauts on the International Space Station.
Michael Griffin
#Action

This architecture allows us global lunar access, ... Many of the most interesting places [on the Moon] are situated well off the equator.
Michael Griffin
#Architecture

We at NASA are seeking relief from the (law), which after April next year would preclude cooperation with Russia in relation to certain aspects
Michael Griffin
#Cooperation

The requirement to live off the land will be crucial to our future in space, just as it was to Lewis and Clark.
Michael Griffin
#Future

The administration remains committed to the vision for space exploration it has announced.
Michael Griffin
#Exploration

The administration remains committed to the vision for space exploration it has announced. That included a number of components, one of which addressed the fly out of the shuttle and the building of the station. We aren't departing from that.
Michael Griffin
#Exploration

It's a very bold vision for space exploration,
Michael Griffin
#Exploration

The Chinese have offered an opportunity ... to discuss cooperation.
Michael Griffin
#Cooperation

We're supposed to be a team, ... Team chemistry this year, baby.
Michael Griffin
#Babies

It will be able to carry larger and heavier cargos into space and allow more people to stay on the moon for longer periods of time,
Michael Griffin
#People

The decision was to put together an assembly sequence that allows us high confidence that we will finish the space station by the time the shuttle is retired.
Michael Griffin
#Confidence

The space program has had no better friend in its entire existence than Tom DeLay. He's still with us and we need to keep him there.
Michael Griffin
#Delay

It will be able to carry larger and heavier cargos into space and allow more people to stay on the moon for longer periods of time.
Michael Griffin
#People

I will be visiting Stennis and the Michoud Assembly Facility soon to talk with our people.
Michael Griffin
#People

My heart goes out to all the people affected by this hurricane, ... I will be visiting Stennis and the Michoud Assembly Facility soon to talk with our people.
Michael Griffin
#Heart

We're going to try as hard as we can to get back in space this year because we have a big construction project we're working on and we need the shuttle to do it, ... So, we're going to try as hard as we can, but we're not going to go until we're ready to go.
Michael Griffin
#Space

while having far greater capability.
Michael Griffin
#Capability

We're going to land one way or another, one place or another, and all we're talking about is where.
Michael Griffin
#Land

Going well beyond Apollo, we seek the ability to land and conduct exploration activities anywhere on the moon, including on the far side or in the polar regions,
Michael Griffin
#Ability

I fell asleep almost as soon as I got on the plane — I was so tired. My neck was killing me,
Michael Griffin
#Killing

This has been a big year for us. We set some goals for ourselves at the beginning of the year, and we accomplished those goals.
Michael Griffin
#Beginning

We plan on working out together three or four times a week. Year-round baseball is something we can do here.
Michael Griffin
#Baseball

What we're really developing is the shuttle's successor, ... The CEV is designed to go to low-Earth orbit.
Michael Griffin
#Earth

Returning to the moon and sustaining a presence there will demonstrate humans can survive on another world.
Michael Griffin
#Moon

There will be a lot more hurricanes and a lot more other natural disasters to befall the United States and the world in that time, I hope none worse than Katrina,
Michael Griffin
#United States

But the space program is a long-term investment in our future. We must deal with our short-term problems while not sacrificing our long-term investments in our future. When we have a hurricane, we don't cancel the Air Force. We don't cancel the Navy. And we're not going to cancel NASA.
Michael Griffin
#Future

The space program is a long-term investment in our future. We must deal with our short-term problems without sacrificing our long-term investments in our future.
Michael Griffin
#Future

The space program is a long-term investment in our future,
Michael Griffin
#Future

There will be a lot more hurricanes and a lot more other natural disasters to befall the United States and the world
Michael Griffin
#United States

vision for space exploration.
Michael Griffin
#Exploration