"Space is no longer going to be a destination that we visit briefly. We're going to learn to live off the land like the pioneers did."
NASA associate administrator, after Lockheed Martin Corp. was awarded the multibillion-dollar contract to build NASA's manned lunar spaceship.
"All those who were there are different people now. We lack words and emotions, there is only emptiness inside us."
A 14-year-old who was held hostage at the Beslan school in Russia, along with more than 1,100 fellow students, teachers and parents on Sept. 1, 2004.