THUNK – 77. Why Go to Space?

NASA fans are often asked to justify spending on space. Learn about the Overview Effect, & other good reasons.

-Links for the Curious-

The Wikipedia article for the Overview Effect, named by Frank White in his 1987 book –

Astronaut Chris Hadfield discussing the effect –

The breakdown of the space program funding debate –

Two giant asteroids are scheduled to pass uncomfortably close to Earth around Halloween –

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