Inspiration for NYT Bestseller Sex on the Moon
Thad Roberts is the inspiration behind the New York Times bestseller Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History, which is being adapted into a feature film by Sony Pictures. Read More >
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Thad Roberts provides an intimate look into his life as a Mormon turned adventure seeker and aspiring astronaut who stole moon rocks from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and spent time in federal prison—all to impress a girl. As the subject of the book Sex on the Moon, Roberts takes audiences on a thrilling yet emotional journey full of heartbreak and hope, inspiring audiences to chase their dreams and change their lives.
"Thad Roberts's talk "Sex on the Moon" was a spectacularly interesting event that was the perfect combination of science, adventure, humor, and inspiration. He shared ideas about taking hold of life and seeing the good in things even when a situation seems hopeless. I would recommend this talk to everyone, this story will appeal to almost any audience."
"Listening to the story of Thad Roberts’s roller coaster life was like watching an exciting movie. He found the inspiration to shoot for his dream, and then, when the whole world came crashing down on him, he managed to find hope. His story [encourages us] to never give up pursuing our dreams."
"I was lucky to hear Thad Roberts’s speech, and I am so honored to have gotten to know him. I was moved [by] his mission is to “help as many people as possible follow their dreams and learn to love.” I hope that every person will realize they are more than they have achieved now, learn to confront the adversity in their life, learn from their mistakes, pursue their dreams, and feel the importance and preciousness of love."
"When I first heard that Thad Roberts was coming to speak at my university, the only thing I knew about him was that he was an astrophysicist. As I would like to work in that field someday, this alone was enough to convince me to attend. However, I found out that this lecture is one that no other astrophysicist can give. Thad shares a very personal story of his successes and tragedies, from beginning his career as an astrophysicist to his time in a federal prison and his new life today
His story of his pursuit to become an astronaut is very inspirational, as after everything that has happened, he still hopes to walk on Mars someday. The entire event was fascinating and enjoyable. Even if you are not interested in astronomy or astrophysics, you will still find entertainment and inspiration in Thad Roberts's lecture."
"Thad’s speech was natural and touching, and I was impressed by his love and courage. After experiencing adversity, he now [inspires] others that their dreams will come true. It was an honor to have met him at this seminar."
"Thad’s lecture pointed out five tips for success in chasing our dreams. The first was to declare to the world what we want to do or be. Second, we need to be willing to ask for advice and to accept the help of others in order to most efficiently learn how to make our dreams come true. Third, we should continuously motivate ourselves and clarify the pathway toward our dream. Fourth, we can learn to interpret fear as a milestone that is to be overcome. Fifth, when practicing kindness we need to remember to also be kind to ourselves. You [must] hear how incredible his story is! Don't miss it!"
"Thad Roberts taught us how dreams are achieved. His story will no doubt bring you inspiration, and help you resurrect the dream you have left behind in your everyday life. This lecture was amazing."
"Thad Roberts gave me new insights about how enthusiastic we can be in the pursuit of our dreams. Thad kept all 400 audience members listening with fascination. We were impressed and we felt love, sympathy, and compassion. Obviously, Thad committed some serious mistakes in his past, but I strongly believe that those actions were necessary steps to really achieve his lifetime dream."
"As an aviation pilot and a former fighter pilot in Japan's Self-Defense Air Force, I immediately recognized Thad's outstanding ability in leadership as well as his determination in his life. What is excellent about Thad Roberts is that he grew through real love. His story is about awareness, and his message is that any obstacle can be overcome if you have love and passion. I truly want to share Thad's story with everyone."