“NASA drives our economy.┬áThe culture of NASA drives the culture of innovation, and it’s the culture of innovation that drives the economy of the 21st century.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

“The NASA budget is not being spent on the Moon. It is, rather, being spent right here on Earth. It provides new jobs, new products, new processes, new companies, and whole new industries!” – Dr. Wernher von Braun