艾伦·斯特恩

    索尔·艾伦·斯特恩是美国工程师和行星科学家。他是冥王星新视野号任务的首席研究员和月球快车公司的首席科学家。斯特恩参与了24次亚轨道、轨道和行星空间任务。

艾伦·斯特恩(Alan Stern)名言

The costs of badly-run NASA projects are paid for with cutbacks or delays in NASA projects that didn't go over budget. Hence the guilty are rewarded and the innocent are punished.

运行不好的NASA项目的成本是通过削减或延迟NASA没有超出预算的项目来支付的。因此,有罪者得到奖励,无辜者受到惩罚。

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America's space program has been the envy and inspiration of the world. It has made landmark scientific discoveries that are a lasting legacy of this nation's greatness. It has studied Earth in ways no other nation can match.

美国的太空计划一直是全世界羡慕和鼓舞的对象。它取得了里程碑式的科学发现,这是这个国家伟大的永恒遗产。它以其他国家无法比拟的方式研究地球。

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Are governments the only entities that can build human spacecraft? No - actually, every human spacecraft ever built for NASA was built by private industry.

政府是唯一可以建造人类航天器的实体吗?不-事实上,每一个为美国宇航局建造的人类飞船都是由私人工业建造的。

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Competition-driven innovation and price pressure that commercial practices foster can only make human spaceflight ever more common and U.S. leadership in this domain ever clearer.

竞争驱动的创新和商业实践带来的价格压力只能使载人航天更加普遍,美国在这一领域的领导地位更加清晰。

艾伦·斯特恩

The Pluto system is much more complex than I had expected.

冥王星系统比我预想的要复杂得多。

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The basic story for Golden Spike is that we discovered a way to create do-it-yourself Apollo programs for other countries.

金穗的基本故事是,我们发现了一种为其他国家创建自己动手阿波罗计划的方法。

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If you go to planetary science meetings and hear technical talks on Pluto, you will hear experts calling it a planet every day.

如果你去参加行星科学会议,听关于冥王星的技术讲座,你每天都会听到专家称之为行星。

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I think that one of the things that will come out of the New Horizons mission is that the public will take a look, and they won't know what else to call Pluto but a planet - and a pretty exciting one.

我认为,新视野号任务将带来的一件事是,公众会看一看,他们不会知道什么叫冥王星,但一个行星-和一个相当令人兴奋的。

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