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Personal motivation.

There were times while studying engineering at school, I thought "why am I doing this, and pick an easy major?" I had this above a photo of Neil Armstrong taped to my desktop that got me through a number of all nighters.

"We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard. Because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills. Because that challenge is one we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one we intend to win and the others too.

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Great words to remember and not the tragic anniversary this weekend.

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