"First described by author Frank White in 1987, is an experience that transforms astronauts' perspective of Earth and mankind's place upon it. Common features of the experience are a feeling of awe for the planet, a profound understanding of the interconnection of all life, and a renewed sense of responsibility for taking care of the environment."
05 May 2014
Overview Effect ~ Perspective on Earth & Mankind
Thanks to Kottke for spotting the Overview Effect...