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Famous Quotes By Carolyn Porco

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Remember, Voyager was just a flyby, Cassini is in orbit. We have the opportunity for monitoring them and their behavior, their comings and goings, how they evolve, when they appear and disappear. — Carolyn Porco

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There is a powerful recognition that stirs within us when we see our little blue ocean planet in the skies of other worlds. In an instant we can see how small, fragile, and alone we all really are. — Carolyn Porco

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For planetary explorers like us, there is little that can compare to the sighting of activity on another solar system body. This has been a heart-stopper, and surely one of our most thrilling results. — Carolyn Porco

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We had convinced ourselves that conditions wouldn't be right for seeing spokes on the lit side of the rings until about 2007, ... But this finding seems to be telling us that conditions on the dark side of the rings are almost as good right now for seeing spokes. — Carolyn Porco

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There are absolutely no high-maintenance items in my house of any kind. Plants, pets or husbands. — Carolyn Porco

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Being a scientist and staring immensity and eternity in the face every day is as grand and inspiring as it gets, — Carolyn Porco

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It's been an adventure just getting out to Saturn, .. Saturn is such an alluring photographic target. It's a joy, really, to be able to take our images and composite them in an artful way, which is one of my cardinal working goals. It's about poetry and beauty and science all mixed together. — Carolyn Porco

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While I was there, Voyager flew by Saturn. I got involved with a person who was a member of the imaging team and started working on data from Saturn, ... With all that data coming in, the imaging team didn't have enough hands or scientists to work on all of it. — Carolyn Porco

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The quest for the truth, in and of itself,
Is a story that's filled with insights. — Carolyn Porco

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Cassini is different
it's a mission of enormous scope and is being conducted in grand style. It is much more sophisticated than Voyager, ... I can't say it's got that flavor of romance, though. Voyager was very romantic. Cassini is spectacular. — Carolyn Porco

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Spokes are one of those Saturn-system phenomena that we are keenly interested in understanding. — Carolyn Porco

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Saturn is the most photogenic planet in the solar system. — Carolyn Porco

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All the atoms of our bodies will be blown into space in the disintegration of the solar system, to live on forever as mass or energy. That's what we should be teaching our children, not fairy tales about angels and seeing grandma in Heaven. — Carolyn Porco

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We humans, though troubled and warlike, are also the dreams, thinkers, and explorers inhabiting one achingly beautiful planet, yearning for the sublime, and capable of the magnificent. — Carolyn Porco

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We have at last glimpsed the surface of the fabled world, Titan, Saturn's largest moon and the greatest single expanse of unexplored territory remaining in the Solar System today, — Carolyn Porco

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The same spiritual fulfillment that people find in religion can be found in science by coming to know, if you will, the mind of God. — Carolyn Porco

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Nothing will ever be what the Voyager mission was, — Carolyn Porco