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Explore the hard facts regarding the New York space sector, and learn just how potent of an economic, academic, and cultural force it can be in the future!

Space exploration is a force of nature unto itself that no other force in society can rival (Feb 27th, 2012)
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bronx NY, Astrophysicist, Director of the Hayden Planetarium (Manhattan)
This is just one effect that we can show for the ages, in this dark time that we have had over the last few months, to kind of inspire, especially these young people in the United States. (May 31st, 2020)
Doug Hurley, Endicott NY, NASA & SpaceX astronaut
My dream, now, is that people will discover and invent new ways to fly higher, faster and farther, and that someday humans will travel beyond our solar system. It will be expensive, it will be risky and we will make mistakes as we go. But we will do it because we are explorers by nature. (Feb 27th, 2008)
Eileen Collins, Elmira NY, 1st female Space Shuttle Commander

People to a degree think it's pretty glamorous to be able to go into space, but it's actually like a messy camping trip. (June 5th, 2019)
Doug Hurley, Endicott NY, NASA & SpaceX astronaut
I just came back from paradise! (May 7th, 2001)
Dennis Tito, Queens NY, 1st private citizen in space
As all astronauts tell you, whatever you think now, once you get up there, it's better. (October, 2005)
Dr. Greg Olsen, Brooklyn NY, 3rd private citizen in space

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