Houston, We Have A Problem

Giving an astronaut a pie in the face



Astronaut gets pie in the face inside his space helmet

“Houston, we have a problem” originally meant a
genuine report of a life-threatening fault.
Now used humorously to report any kind of problem.

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A day is a miniature eternity. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Back in my day we had nine planets. - Unknown

Canada and space are a natural fit. - Marc Garneau

Eternity is two people and a roast turkey. - James Dent

Maybe this world is another planet's Hell. - Aldous Huxley

It is the empty space which makes the room useful. - Lao-tzu

True science teaches, above all, to doubt and be ignorant. - Miguel de Unamuno

If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water. - Loren Eiseley

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

My husband said he needed more space. So I locked him outside. - Roseanne Barr

You are the antibodies kicking in as the planet fights its fever. - Bill McKibben

I am a great fan of science, but I cannot do a quadratic equation. - Terry Pratchett

What counts in science is to be not so much the first as the last. - Erwin Chargaff

When a finger points to the moon, the imbecile looks at the finger. - Chinese Proverb

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls. - George Carlin

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. - Albert Einstein

Man will never reach the moon regardless of all future scientific advances. - Lee De Forest

It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover. - Jules Henri Poincare

Science becomes dangerous only when it imagines that it has reached its goal. - George Bernard Shaw

One of my goals in life is to have the biggest residential pool on the planet. - Drake

I don't believe in astrology. I am a Sagittarius and we're very skeptical. - Arthur C. Clarke

Science is the ascertainment of facts and the refusal to regard facts as permanent. - Unknown

What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on? - Henry David Thoreau

If newborn babies could speak they would be the most intelligent beings on planet earth. - Jaden Smith

Mathematics is the cheapest science. All one needs for mathematics is a pencil and a paper. - George Polya

If NASA really wants to find water on Mars, they should just send me there to hit a golf ball. - Gene Jaster

The way you can understand all of the social media is as the creation of a new kind of public space. - Danah Boyd

You moon the wrong person at an office party and suddenly you're not professional anymore. - Jeff Foxworthy

I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. - Jack London

Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it. - Stephen Leacock

Art is made to disturb. Science reassures. There is only one valuable thin in art: the thing you cannot explain. - Georges Braque

All our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike - and yet it is the most precious thing we have. - Albert Einstein

As I hurtled through space, one thought kept crossing my mind - every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder. - John Glenn

The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics. - Bertrand Russell

Science will never be able to reduce the value of a sunset to arithmetic. Nor can it reduce friendship or statesmanship to a formula. - Louis Orr

There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact. - Mark Twain

Cricket - a game which the English, not being a spiritual people, have invented in order to give themselves some conception of eternity. - Lord Mancroft

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology. - Carl Sagan

The physician should look upon the patient as a besieged city and try to rescue him with every means that art and science place at his command. - Alexander of Tralles

Whenever you are embarrassed, just remember that in 1999 NASA destroyed a $655 Million project because the engineers mistook kilograms and pounds. - Unknown


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