The Overview Effect: Space Exploration and Human Evolution

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Houghton Mifflin, 1987 - Technology & Engineering - 318 pages
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Using original interviews with and writings by 25 astronauts and cosmonauts, White shows that experiences such as circling the Earth every ninety minutes or viewing it from the moon profoundly change space travelers' perceptions of themselves, their world and the future.

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That we have no philosophy of space exploration has been seen as a failing of U.S. space policy. White attempts to develop both a philosophy and a psychology of space to guide future explorations. He ... Read full review

Contents

The Overview Project
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The Explorer Fish
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An Overview of the Spaceflight Experience
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