To be perfectly honest with you, I don’t really see what the big deal is about getting to the Moon with the computers and the mid-course-corrections. I know you are a bunch of engineers, and you know better than I do, but I ask you…once you get there beyond the atmosphere, do you or do you not see the Moon?

Source:The Future of Humanity: a Lecture by Isaac Asimov, Newark College of Engineering (November 8, 1974)
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