T-90 seconds and all Charlie Duke could think about was let’s go! There was no fear, no reluctance, no second thoughts. He was consumed with the desire to hear the words Lift-off. He felt this was his one and only chance.
“Roger, Twank…Tranquility, we copy you on the ground. You got a bunch of guys about to turn blue. We’re breathing again. Thanks a lot!,” Capcom Charlie Duke, Apollo 11 landing.
“cogito, ergo sum” (I think, therefore I am). Rene Descartes.
As a Smoke Jumper, Roosa parachuted into at least four active fires in Oregon and California during the 1953 fire season.