I am Eagle! I am Eagle!
I wasn't a very convenient person for the leadership. I had my own opinion about things and knew how to insist on this.
It is difficult to express in words the feelings of happiness and pride which fill me.
It's a pity I flew only once. A space flight is like a drug - once you experience it, you can't think of anything else.
We thought our careers as cosmonauts - we were young then - would end with a flight to Mars. But, you see, life has made some course corrections.