The overview effect: space exploration and human evolution
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 314 pages
Using interviews with and writings by 30 astronauts and cosmonauts, Frank White shows how experiences such as circling the Earth every 90 minutes and viewing it from the moon have profoundly affected our space travelers' perceptions of themselves, their world, and the future. He shows how the rest of us, who have participated imaginatively in these great adventures, have also been affected psychologically by them.
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