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‘Overview’: Short Film exploring how astronauts feel when viewing earth from space

The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an experience that transforms astronauts’ perspective of the planet and mankind’s place upon it. Common features of the experience are a feeling of awe for the planet, a profound understanding of the interconnection of all life, and a renewed sense of responsibility for […]

Shots of Awe: Jason Silva on Space Exploration

Fascinating short video as Jason Silva enthusiastically shared why its important for humans to explore space and what it represents. I like how he defines space exploration as a way for humans to symbolically extend themselves through known boundaries, as a means to achieve transcendance. Tweet

NASA: Amazing Experiments with water in Zero Gravity