The g-forces increased and I wasn’t able to continue to hold the camera against the window, so I had to lay it back against my chest, but still continued to photograph the re-entry until there was no more unusual visual effects of the energy in the atmosphere. And it was very comforting to understand that the people in Houston, the controllers, had very high confidence that we were on the right path.
It must be obvious…that there is a contradiction in wanting to be perfectly secure in a universe whose very nature is momentariness and fluidity.
Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what one is.
I think I always have been someone who likes to push at the edges of things, looking for something different. Gary Burton
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The human body is the best picture of the human soul. – Ludwig Wittgenstein
Sometimes, from beyond the skycrapers, the cry of a tugboat finds you in your insomnia, and you remember that this desert of iron and cement is an island.