The Good Road

Cocoa Beach, Florida - “The Overview Effect”

If travel changes you then traveling to space changes you completely. We explore the overview effect in which people who travel to space develop a new perspective on what it means to call Earth home. We meet the educators, entrepreneurs and rocket scientists taking the next generation of men and women into the cosmos and learn about the unique ways they will get them there.

Cocoa Beach, Florida - “The Overview Effect”

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