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(Vimeo)   The Overview Effect: Astronauts as far back as the Apollo missions describe the philosophical impact that seeing the Earth from outside has had on them. Awe inspiring comes to mind   ( divider line
    More: Cool, overviews, Apollo missions, Earth, impacts, astronauts, Edgar Mitchell, Blue Marble  
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2013-02-22 08:09:26 PM  
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For anyone interested, I can't stress this enough:

Follow Commander Chris Hadfield on Twitter. He posts pictures of the Earth from space every day.
2013-02-22 06:14:36 PM  
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Al Rienert's amazing documentary For All Mankind dwells on this subject a bit, pairing voiceovers of the Apollo astronauts with footage they took on their missions to the moon, accompanied by Brian Eno's haunting score. It's pretty moving to hear a bunch of gung-ho fighter jocks speaking with thoughtful reverence about the frailty and beauty of the Earth against the backdrop of empty space.
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