This article says that is the precise quote from the ill-fated Apollo 13 flight. It also goes on to add that rather than floating in space forever, they would’ve ended up hurtling back to Earth on a collision course. Kind of a no-win scenario if there ever was one. That, plus then we’d have no Tom Hanks movie, since no way would they whack the star like that. In reality, the three astronauts would’ve already frozen to death, but then they’d get the bonus parting gift of burning up on re-entry.