Aerospace Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Aerospace Quotes from Brent Sexton, Mae Jemison, Wally Funk, Louis R. Chenevert, Kalpana Chawla. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

My brother's an aerospace engineer who works for Boeing

My brother’s an aerospace engineer who works for Boeing, and I started thinking, ‘Well, my brother works nine hours a day at his job… What if I worked nine hours a day at being an actor?’
Brent Sexton
People put themselves in difficult situations in lots of different areas. What you count on is people taking every precaution. The aerospace industry is unique in this aspect because a thousandths-of-an-inch mistake can cause spectacular failures.
Mae Jemison
Well, ‘aerospace’ was really not a name in my young life. Flying airplanes was. And I got my first try at flying – just pure flying – by flying my ‘Superman’ cape off my daddy’s barn when I was about 5 years old.
Wally Funk
UTC Aerospace Systems has a couple of million dollars of content on every single aircraft that gets delivered. That’s the chutes, the electric system, rotors, etc.
Louis R. Chenevert
I was interested in aerospace and flying, and the U.S. is really the best place in the world for flying.
Kalpana Chawla
Congress often covers the exposed crotch of our human spaceflight program with the figleaf of science when it’s an obvious lie to justify the pumping of billions of dollars into the belly of an ever-voracious aerospace industrial complex. And yes, of course space is dangerous.
Rick Tumlinson
I could be a lot happier. I could be the senator from Aerospace taking bribes, and be quite happy.
Gore Vidal
I’ve spent quality time in the aerospace community, with my service on two presidential commissions, but at heart, I’m an academic. Being an academic means I don’t wield power over person, place or thing. I don’t command armies; I don’t lead labor unions. All I have is the power of thought.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
The biggest benefit of Apollo was the inspiration it gave to a growing generation to get into science and aerospace.
Buzz Aldrin
In this industry, there’s a lot of cases of being a competitor in one way, but you’re often a customer and a vendor in another way. It’s not atypical in aerospace. Actually, it’s not that atypical in a lot of industries.
Jeff Bezos
The U.S. is looking to India as more then just a marketplace for our defense products, but as a technology, aerospace and strategic partner for our future endeavors.
Kit Bond
UTC is very well positioned to take advantage of 2 large megatrends: urbanization and the fast-growing commercial aerospace market.
Louis R. Chenevert
The thing that really draws me and excited me about the future is the opportunity to be a part of kindling America’s passion for aerospace and space.
Victor J. Glover
We are working with the power industry all over the world. We are meeting customers in aerospace and getting them to tour our plants.
Baba Kalyani
I wanted to be an aerospace engineer because I really like space. But I didn’t go to the army.
Nuseir Yassin
Fundamentally, we have broken our aerospace business into three parts – large parts which go into the wings and fuselage, components for jet engines, and specialised structural components for landing gear.
Baba Kalyani
I felt very comfortable moving from aerospace to automobiles.
Alan Mulally
It was like I need something else in my life, and that’s when I kind of went back to my childhood interest in aviation and aerospace, and I just started flying.
Jared Isaacman
I’m always involved with the Aerospace Program and NASA and Goddard Space Flight Center. And if kids feel so inclined, they can log onto NASA and the Optimus Prime Spinoff Award, which we present every year to some of the brilliant young minds that are taking up into the academics of space, science, technology, math.
Peter Cullen
I’ve always thought of Boeing as the premier aerospace company in the world, so as I was coming up through school, it was the company I aspired to work for.
Dennis Muilenburg
I don’t know why I always liked aerospace engineering. I was in the 10th grade when I figured that’s what I wanted to do.
Kalpana Chawla
I left Aerospace because I wanted to go build, and put spacecraft together.
Gwynne Shotwell
After I finished my master’s degree, I moved to a company called Aerospace Corporation, a big think tank for the U.S. Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office.
Gwynne Shotwell
Several other aerospace and defense firms have announced plans to build facilities in north Mississippi in recent weeks. They join an impressive group of high-tech companies already doing business in our region.
Roger Wicker
Britain, however, has ended up specializing in the ones you don’t see as much of: defense aerospace, making drive shafts for cars, pills and drugs, designing chips that go into 94 percent of the world’s mobile phones.
Evan Davis