Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space Character Descriptions

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Carl Sagan - This astronomer is the author of Pale Blue Dot.

Scientists - The main "heroes" of Pale Blue Dot.

Theologians - The author presents this group as standing in the way of technological and moral progress.

God - The author emphasizes that this individual appears not to have designed the universe.

Galileo Galilei - This astronomer publicized the idea that the Earth revolves around the sun and was punished with permanent house arrest as a result.

Kuiper - This astronomer was the author's graduate adviser and friend.

Sagan's Students - Many of these individuals studied stars and planets and the moon Titan in particular.

Astronauts - The author often compares members of this group to the great explorers of the past.

NASA - This is the government agency primarily responsible for space exploration in the United States.

SETI/META - These organizations search for signs...

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