I stopped thinking about it after trying to figure out what are the lessons learned, and there are so many. After I had basically sorted that out, I figured it's time to really look at the future and not at the past.
I don't know why I always liked aerospace engineering. I was in the 10th grade when I figured that's what I wanted to do.
Some of the senior people, the very senior astronauts, shook my hand and said, 'K.C., you did a great job. Don't let anyone tell you different.'
When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system.
I was interested in aerospace and flying, and the U.S. is really the best place in the world for flying.