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The overview effect : space exploration and human evolution

Author: Frank White
Publisher: Reston, VA : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, ©1998.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
White, Frank, 1944-
Overview effect.
Reston, VA : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, ©1998
(OCoLC)607120207
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank White
ISBN: 1563472600 9781563472602
OCLC Number: 39001291
Description: xxii, 314 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. I. The overview effect --
1. The overview project --
2. The explorer fish --
3. An overview of the spaceflight experience --
4. Early orbital missions and hints of the overview effect --
5. Later orbital and lunar missions : the overview effect and other changes in perception --
6. After Apollo, consolidation of the effect --
7. Individual and cultural variations --
8. The technological overview --
9. Disseminating the overview --
10. Space exploration and human purpose --
11. The Old space program and the new space program --
12. Visions of the new civilizations --
pt. II. The new civilizations --
13. An overview of the new civilizations --
14. Milestones and turning points --
15. Psychology of the new civilizations --
16. Terra --
17. Solarius --
18. Galaxia --
19. Creating the future --
20. The new civilizations and you --
pt. III. Experiences of the astronauts and cosmonauts --
Author's note --
Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin --
Alan B. Shepard Jr. --
John H. Glenn Jr. --
Malcolm Scott Carpenter --
Eugene A. Cernan --
Michael Collins --
Russell L. ("Rusty") Schweickart --
Alan L. Bean --
Edgar D. Mitchell --
Edward G. Gibson --
Gerald P. Carr --
Valentin Lebedev --
Anatoly N. Berezovoy --
Joseph P. Allen --
Byron K. Lichtenberg --
Ronald E. McNair --
Charles D. Walker --
Marc Garneau --
Jeffrey A. Hoffman --
Edwin ("Jake") Garn --
Don L. Lind --
Sultan Bin Salman al-Saud --
Loren W. Acton --
Bonnie J. Dunbar --
Bill Nelson --
Tamara E. ("Tammy") Jernigan --
Janice E. Voss --
Mary Ellen Weber --
Al Sacco Jr. --
Susan L. Still --
Appendix A. Rationale for exploring and settling the solar system --
Appendix B. Organizations and institutions supporting the explorations and development of space.
Responsibility: Frank White.

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