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“People living in free space near the Earth will remain Earthlings. People who settle Mars will become Martians.”
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The Overview Effect is the motivational kick-in-the-butt we need to save humanity from extinction and journey beyond our home world.
This Music Simulates the Awe-Inspiring Feeling of Seeing Earth From Space
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The Metaphysical Astronauts
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The First VR Camera in Space Allows You To Be an Armchair Astronaut
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