Ad astra per aspera

Posted by Bruce Kahl on January 28, 2002

In Reply to: Through hope to the stars posted by Leslie on January 28, 2002

: : HELP !
: : Can anyone tell me what the phrase "Ad Astar Per Aspera" means in English ? Even if you only know a part of it, please email me at Thanks!

Ad astra per aspera means 'to the stars through difficulties' and is the state motto of Kansas ( USA ).
More state mottoes in Latin at the link below.

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