Yes. People died. And people will die. Any time people venture into the unknown, there is a cost. Space has never been safe. No frontier is safe. When it comes to Mars, we must get used to death.[to Shultz]
All the people who have doubted me, professors, investors, politicians, journalists, they all said the same thing, “I’ll believe it when I see it.” But that’s backwards. Belief comes first. Only then can you see it.