Earth Day 2013: the 'pale blue dot' in quotations

2. Missing manual

Col. Chris Hadfield/CSA/Reuters/Handout
The moon is pictured above Earth in this handout photo courtesy of Col. Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency.

“Now there is one outstandingly important fact regarding Spaceship Earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.”

Buckminster Fuller, "Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth," 1963

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