Navy Captain, Dr. Edgar Mitchell, was the sixth man to walk on the moon. His academic background includes a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University, a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and a Doctor of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT. In addition, he has received honorary doctorates in engineering from New Mexico State University, the University of Akron, Carnegie Mellon University and a ScD from Embry-Riddle University.
Dr. Mitchell has received many awards and honors including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the USN Distinguished Medal and three NASA Group Achievement Awards. He was inducted to the Space Hall of Fame in 1979 and the Astronaut Hall of Fame in 1998. After retiring from the Navy in 1972, Dr. Mitchell founded the Institute of Noetic Sciences to sponsor research into the nature of consciousness as it relates to cosmology. In 1984, he was a co-founder of the Association of Space Explorers, an international organization of those who have experienced space travel. He is also the author of "Psychic Exploration," and "The Way of the Explorer." Dr. Mitchell has spent the last 30 years studying human consciousness and psychic and paranormal phenomena in the search for a common ground between science and spirit.
During the first three hours, astronaut, scientist, and author Dr. Edgar Mitchell discussed his experiences being part of the Apollo 14 mission, his views on ET visitation, and his research into the nature of consciousness. ... More »Host: George Noory
Former Apollo astronaut and founder of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Dr. Edgar Mitchell discussed his studies of consciousness and sustainable civilizations, as well as sharing spaceflight lore. While not seeing any UFOs himself, he said that the best evidence indicates that we have been visited by other intelligences, and that a governmental cover-up has taken place. Discussing some of his experiences walking on the moon, he described the extremes in lunar temperatures, where during the day it was over 200Â° and at night it dropped down to -240Â°. He dealt with the changes by adjusting the cooling unit in his suit, he explained. The transcendent experience of being on the moon, influenced his perspective on humanity. He believes the exponential growth of human activity on our planet has become unsustainable, and that efforts must be made to restore equilibrium or "we are in real peril." Mitchell also shared his ideas about consciousness, describing the "quantum holographic ... More »Host: George Noory