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A VR View From Space Could Change the World

Astronauts describe the sight of Earth from orbit — the overview effect — as life-altering. Can we recreate this experience on the ground?

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ItIt was my first space walk. I held onto the edge of the International Space Station and looked down at the Earth below me. It was breathtaking and beautiful. I…




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Becca Caddy

Becca Caddy

UK-based journalist specialising in tech, science & the future. Author of SCREEN TIME (out Jan 2021).

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