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Rethinking the Overview Effect

Rethinking the Overview Effect

In 1987 Frank White coined the term “Overview Effect” which he used to describe the “cognitive shift that results from the experience of viewing the Earth from space and in space, from orbit or on a lunar mission.”

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Blue Origin New Shepard go for launch – Ticket pricing appears dynamic

The New Shepard first crew. From left to right: Oliver Daemen, Wally Funk, Jeff Bezos and Mark Bezos

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, two days before the first crewed flight of the New Shepard suborbital launch vehicle, Blue Origin provided the media with an update that answered some questions but left others unanswered. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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The Flag Is A One – Part 2

The Communications Technology Satellite also known as Hermes

In part 2 of the The Flag Is A One Terranauts podcast episode we continue the story of a little known moment of high drama in the Canadian space program surrounding the crucial Communications Technology Satellite mission.

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