"We had a non religious ceremony and had a few Carl Sagan quotes that we had read. My favorite was 'For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.' From his novel 'Contact'. It still gives me chills.
He's award-winning 1980 television series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, which he narrated and The book Cosmos was published to accompany the series. Sagan wrote the novel Contact, the basis for a 1997 film of the same name.
What was impossible becomes too real. A signal from space contains the information on how to build a machine that can travel to the stars. They are eager to meet us - they have been watching and waiting a long time.