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An astronaut's view on protecting the Earth

When you're on the Planet Earth, you feel that everything is so vast, everything is endless. You have a hard time understanding how limited we are. Then, when you take a step back and you see the Earth in its entirety, you suddenly understand that we live in an oasis in the Cosmos, the Universe. All around us is nothing, no life, blackness, emptiness, absolutely nothing -- apart from this blue ball with everything we need to sustain human life, and life in general, which is absolutely fragile. “If we can make a space station fly, we can save the planet”. Click on the image to access the article with the interesting view of the French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who spent six months aboard the International Space Station in 2021.





“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”

“I am among those who think that science has great beauty”

Madame Marie Curie (1867 - 1934) Chemist & physicist. French, born Polish.

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