Ulf Merbold

Ulf Merbold
STS-9 STS-42

“Anyone who has put their trust in such a vehicle with their bodies and lives develops some sort of emotional relationship.

“If you returned with the spectacular experience of viewing your home planet from a distance, and on top of that you completed the mission properly and came back with good scientific data, there is a feeling of satisfaction and happiness, and part of this is with the machine.”

Last update: 4 July 2011

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