- Published: Friday, April 05 2013 17:05
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
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.
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.