NASA, space travel and that Pale Blue Dot

You can agree or not agree with the message of the author on YouTube – but this video is well done.

The author, “damewse,” gave full credit to goes to Michael Marantz for his brilliant original, embedded below:

EARTH: The Pale Blue Dot from Michael Marantz on Vimeo.

Fittingly, a nod to Carl Sagan, whose work inspired and informed so much of humanity. The Pale Blue Dot. If you haven’t watched that film lately, here’s a version from one of humanity’s modern marvels, YouTube:

It’s good to be inspired by what’s possible. If you want to tell NASA what you think about space travel and follow what’s happening in orbit, check out and follow a few astronauts. They are, literally, out here.

About Alex Howard

Alexander B. Howard is a DC-based a technology writer and editor. Previously, he was the Washington Correspondent at O'Reilly Media, where he covered the voices, technologies and issues that matter in the intersection of government, technology and society. If you're feeling social, you can follow him on Twitter, like him on Facebook or circle him on Google Plus In addition to corresponding for the O’Reilly Radar, he has contributed to the Huffington Post, Govfresh, Mashable, ReadWriteWeb, National Journal, The Atlantic, CBS News and Forbes. He graduated from Colby College with a bachelor's degree in biology and sociology. Currently, he is a resident of the District of Columbia, where he lives with his greyhound, wife, power tools, plants and growing collection of cast iron pans, many of which are frequently used to pursue his passion for good cooking.

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