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The Overview Effect

Frank White tells Nat Dyer about the spiritual impact of seeing the Earth from space.

June 28, 2021 by Nat Dyer

Rachel Carson, the mother of the environmental movement, dreaded the dawning space age. “It was pleasant to believe,” she wrote in 1958 after the USSR launched Sputnik, “that much of Nature was forever beyond the tampering reach of man.”


A Cosmic Idea

Inner Solitude A Frontier Still Worth Exploring

March 26, 2021 by Maggie Jackson

Midway through his first spacewalk, astronaut John Herrington felt stunningly alone.


NASA "Down to Earth" Series

Frank kicks off a video series by NASA about the Overview Effect

March 22, 2021 by Frank White


Can Astronaut Thinking Heal America at Last?'s Leslie Guttman interviews Frank White

January 28, 2021 by Frank White

The Overview Effect is finally gaining traction with the promise of private space travel and hopelessly divided societies.


Overnight America interview with Frank White

March 01, 2019 by Frank White

Overnight America interviewed Frank White about whether we are ready to go back to space and what new and exciting things interest him.


Why do we go into space?

New Website Opens Discussion of Space Philosophy
February 15, 2018

Within 20 years or less, we expect that the first humans will be living in space, from the Moon to Mars and even beyond. is the planet’s first open source platform dedicated to creating the philosophy for the opening of the space environment to humanity. Founded by well-known space leaders Dylan Taylor, Rick Tumlinson, and Frank White, 2211 is designed to encourage conversations about the “Why?” of the human expansion beyond the Earth.