ad astra per aspera
[ahd ah-strah per ah-spe-rah; English, ad as-truh per as-per-uh]
- to the stars through difficulties: motto of Kansas.
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Examples from the Web for astra
“Sic itur—ad Astra,” she said demurely, and offered him her hand.Special Messenger
Robert W. Chambers
The very next morning the Astra had been turned over to Maintenance.Daughters of Doom
Herbert B. Livingston
The Astra is of medium size, varying in length from 199 to 275 feet.The Romance of Aircraft
Lawrence Yard Smith
He would have been a brave man who should have dared to love Astra.
Astra, everything is black; clouds are drifting past the stars!Psyche