"It's such a long mission and we get to spend so much time in space... we're doing such exciting research. And I don't want to overemphasize the life science research, but as a physician the life science research that we're doing is extremely exciting."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Laurel Clark on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Laurel Clark on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Laurel Clark on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Laurel Clark on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Laurel Clark on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I've always enjoyed traveling and having experience with different cultures and different people. But it's also a wonderful thing to be able to benefit and enable research, not only in our country but around the world."
"I have a computer screen near my seat where I monitor the overall health of the vehicle and pick up any problems that might be occurring early on or once we see any kind of a malfunction or anything unusual that's happening, we can look at the data and figure out what that is."
"As a physician, I understand how important it is to collect data on people so we can understand what's happening with them. I will be in the position to help enable that knowledge."
"The Navy's paid for you to go through school, and then they need doctors to go out and take care of people who are in various different parts of the world. I decided to pay back my time first as an undersea medical officer. I was stationed in Scotland."
"I feel blessed to be here representing our country and carrying out th research of scientists around the world... I hope you could feel the positive energy that beamed to the whole planet as we glided over."