A person that much interested in science is going to neglect his social life somewhat, but not completely, because that isn't healthy either. So one has to work it out according to one's own inclinations, how one wants to proportion these things.

Clyde Tombaugh
(04.02.1906 - 17.01.1997)


An astronaut (in the U.S.), cosmonaut (in Russia and many ex-Soviet satellite states) or taikonaut (in China) is a person trained for a spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.