A showing of the film followed by a panel discussion
of astronauts and Overview Effect commentators
Sponsored by The Overview Institute, Astronomers Without Borders,
and Yuri’s Night

Overview small

Since its premiere on December 7, 2012, “Overview,” a film by Planetary Collective, has garnered 1.7 million plays on Vimeo. This extraordinary work brings home the power of the Overview Effect, its impact on those who experience it, and implications for the future of our planet.

“Overview” will be featured in a two-hour online event on April 12 as part of AWB’s “Global Astronomy Month” from 14:30 to 16:30 UT, and recorded for playback during Yuri’s Night festivities.

Translate Universal Time (UT) to your time

Confirmed participants as of April 4, 2013 include:

Frank White, author, The Overview Effect: Space Exploration and Human Evolution: Moderator
Guy Reid, director, “Overview”: Speaker

Edgar Mitchell: Apollo 14 astronaut
Byron Lichtenberg: STS-9, STS-45 astronaut
David Beaver: Co-founder, the Overview Institute

Other panelists may be added prior to the showing.



    You need to be logged in to leave a comment

    About AWB

    Astronomers Without Borders is a global astronomy community. Astronomy enthusiasts, educators, and others worldwide come together in programs based on our common interest in astronomy.

    Read More

    Get Involved

    Join Astronomers Without Borders worldwide astronomy community. Get the latest news and program updates, and take part. Join as an individual or affiliate group, or donate to become a sponsor or supporter.

    Read More

    Member Reports

    Nov 17

    Astronomy Outreach

    It is said that we make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give. Young Innovators believes in giving back to the community and ensuring that in the process the young minds benefit... Read More...

    Nov 16

    Celebrating the Week of Science in Managua, Nicaragua

    November 12 , 2015 Activity from the Astronomy Club of León, Nicaragua. Outreach in Managua, Nicaragua during the Science Fair organized by the National Council of Universities, Nicaraguan Council of Science and Technology and Government Entities. Read More...

    Nov 16

    The Moon in Vienna

    The Moon in Vienna today evening. This picture was made with a Skywatcher 150/750 telescope and a Canon EOS 1200D camera. Read More...

    Current Projects & Events

    AWB Monthly Hangouts

    Join AWB for regular Monthly Google+ Hangouts talking about our programs and ideas to make our world "One People, One Sky." We will publicize the events in our newsletter as well as our Twitter, Facebook and G+ feeds.
    Learn More

    Global Astronomy Month 2015

    Global Astronomy Month (GAM), organized each April by Astronomers Without Borders, is the world's largest global celebration of astronomy. GAM 2015 will bring new ideas and new opportunities, again bringing enthusiasts together worldwide to celebrate Astronomers Without Borders' motto One People, One Sky . See below for GAM programs and GAM-related news (coming soon). Some important dates are on the Program Schedule now, with n ew programs being added all the time.
    Learn More

    Social Media Updates