Mar 17th 2023
This Week in Space 53
Author Frank White on the Overview Effect
Being in space has a profound effect on people, an occurrence that is now known as the Overview Effect thanks to this week's guest, author and space philosopher Frank White. From the first orbital flights of the Space Age to the view of Earth from the moon during the Apollo program to space tourists aboard the New Shepard and Virgin Galactic, people have experienced profound and dramatic shifts in perception once they've seen Earth from space--and this can lead to greater awareness of our interconnectedness and even political change.
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