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Daily Overview is your daily update from above. We capture stunning aerial views to inspire fresh perspectives about our planet.

OVERVIEW EFFECT

 

We are strong believers in the Overview Effect and the video above provided essential inspiration for this project.

The Overview Effect, 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. ‘Overview’ is a short film that explores this phenomenon through interviews with five astronauts who have experienced the Overview Effect. The film also features important commentary on the wider implications of this new understanding for both our society, and our relationship to the environment.