• “The two most powerful forces shaping our civilization today are science and religion. Through science man strives to learn more of the mysteries of creation. Through religion he seeks to know the Creator. Neither operates independently. It is as difficult for me to understand a scientist who does not acknowledge the presence of a superior rationality behind the existence of the universe as it is to comprehend a theologian who would deny the advances of science. Far from being independent or opposing forces, science and religion are sisters. Both seek a better world. While science seeks control over the forces of nature around us, religion controls the forces of nature within us. …” ~Wernher von Braun (“My Faith: A space-age scientist tells why he must believe in God,” American Weekly, Feb. 10, 1963)

  • “I wish to regard the Creator and His creation as an entity … science and religion are like two windows in a house through which we look at the reality of the Creator and the laws manifested in His creation. As long as we see two different images through these two windows and cannot reconcile them, we must keep trying to obtain a more complete and better integrated total picture of the ultimate reality by properly tying together our scientific and religious concepts.” ~Wernher von Braun

  • It is no longer enough that we pray that God may be with us on our side. We must learn to pray that we may be on God’s side.” ~Wernher von Braun, The “Father of Modern Space Flight”