SMOKE BREAK #1010: On How Our Planet Changes For Us When We Leave Its Surface

(via) We’re digging this short film on “The Overview Effect”, or how space travel irrevocably changes how astronauts view 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 taking care of the environment.” It arrives 40 years after the world first saw the “Blue Marble” photo of earth, the first of the planet ever taken from space.

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