Manuscript/Mixed Material Pale blue dot : a vision of the human future in space : second draft

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Title
Pale blue dot : a vision of the human future in space : second draft
Contributor Names
Sagan, Carl (Author)
Subject Headings
-  Sagan, Carl
-  Outer space--Exploration
-  Planets
-  Space colonies
-  Astronautics--Human factors
-  Asteroids
-  Manuscripts
Genre
Manuscripts
Notes
-  The second of twenty full drafts of Pale blue dot : a vision of the human future in space, published in 1994. Sagan discusses the history of astronomy and considers the future of humanity in space, arguing that it is necessary for humanity's survival to explore and ultimately terraform and create human settlements on planets and asteroids. The draft is made up of interleaved notes. These notes were transcribed from audio recordings dictated by Carl Sagan. The resulting assembled document was then extensively marked up and revised by Sagan. In cases where Sagan wrote notes on the back of printed pages those pages were digitized.
Medium
Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2
Source Collection
The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive
Repository
Manuscript Division
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Chicago citation style:

Sagan, Carl. Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space: Second Draft. 1993. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000044/. (Accessed May 30, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sagan, C. (1993) Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space: Second Draft. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000044/.

MLA citation style:

Sagan, Carl. Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space: Second Draft. 1993. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000044/>.