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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Back in my day we had nine planets. - Unknown

For NASA, space is still a high priority. - Dan Quayle

What I value most next to eternity is time. - Madame Swetchine

Space ails us moderns: we are sick with space. - Robert Frost

And all the insects ceased in honor of the moon. - Jack Kerouac

All science is either physics or stamp collecting. - Ernest Rutherford

When I die, I'm leaving my body to science fiction. - Steven Wright

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

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

To err is human; to try to prevent recurrence of error is science. - Unknown

Space is almost infinite. As a matter of fact, we think it is infinite. - Dan Quayle

If I could light my own farts I could fly to the moon or at least Uranus. - Robin Williams

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition. - Adam Smith

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

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

The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. - Thomas H. Huxley

Surfing is the most blissful experience you can have on this planet, a taste of heaven. - John McCarthy

Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet. - Mark Twain

Great music is as much about the space between the notes as it is about the notes themselves. - Sting

Science is angling in the mud - angling for immortality and for anything else that may turn up. - Aldous Huxley

Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid. - Mark Twain

The months and days are the travelers of eternity. The years that come and go are also voyagers. - Matsuo Basho

I'm shy in person - so afraid to confess my love - I need a go-between - our mutual friend, the Moon. - John Geddes

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. - Albert Einstein

When witches go riding and black cats are seen,
The moon laughs and whispers, 'tis near Halloween. - Unknown

I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Jack Dempsey were just jet pilots. I'm in a world of my own. - Muhammad Ali

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

In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding equals ten dollars' worth of medical science. - Martin H. Fischer

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

We're all trying to keep up in this stupid race. But that won't be much fun when we're floating in space. - John Symeou

They who meet on an April night are forever lost in love, if there's moonlight all about and there's no moon above. - Fred Saidy

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

Science may have found a cure for most evils, but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings. - Helen Keller

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

Science is built up with facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection of facts is not more a science than a heap of stones is a house. - Jules Poincare

NASA's robot Curiosity landed on Mars. Early pictures show no signs of ESPN or beer. This makes it very clear that men are not from Mars. - Unknown

Science is built of facts the way a house is built of bricks; but an accumulation of facts is no more science than a pile of bricks is a house. - Henri Poincare

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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23-Feb-2019