On 14 December 2021, the extraordinary event called “touching the Sun” has been heralded as a “monumental moment for solar science”, in which the Parker Solar Probe opened up a new frontier of research for Space exploration, proposing the challenge of reaching, studying, and even “touching” our Sun at close range. The consequences of this event are scientific but also metaphysical and transcendental, offering the opportunity to reflect on the complex reality and meaning of the “boundaries” as opportunities for relationships and then for ethics. In this paper, I would like to propose an attempt to develop a possible discussion for an extension of Space Sustainability as an ethical guide for humanity which, as it goes out into outer Space, is helped to rediscover new, expanded dimensions of perception along the path of mystery and humility, in order to return back to Earth enriched for new relationships in pursuit of the common good.

Mantini, A., “Touch” the Sun and “Touch” the Cosmic Space to Learn How to Touch the Earth: Space Sustainability as an Ethical Guide for Relations: Mystery and Humility, <<RELIGIONS>>, 2024; 2024 (15, 499): 1-20 [https://hdl.handle.net/10807/276876]

“Touch” the Sun and “Touch” the Cosmic Space to Learn How to Touch the Earth: Space Sustainability as an Ethical Guide for Relations: Mystery and Humility

Mantini, Alessandro
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2024

Abstract

On 14 December 2021, the extraordinary event called “touching the Sun” has been heralded as a “monumental moment for solar science”, in which the Parker Solar Probe opened up a new frontier of research for Space exploration, proposing the challenge of reaching, studying, and even “touching” our Sun at close range. The consequences of this event are scientific but also metaphysical and transcendental, offering the opportunity to reflect on the complex reality and meaning of the “boundaries” as opportunities for relationships and then for ethics. In this paper, I would like to propose an attempt to develop a possible discussion for an extension of Space Sustainability as an ethical guide for humanity which, as it goes out into outer Space, is helped to rediscover new, expanded dimensions of perception along the path of mystery and humility, in order to return back to Earth enriched for new relationships in pursuit of the common good.
2024
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Mantini, A., “Touch” the Sun and “Touch” the Cosmic Space to Learn How to Touch the Earth: Space Sustainability as an Ethical Guide for Relations: Mystery and Humility, <<RELIGIONS>>, 2024; 2024 (15, 499): 1-20 [https://hdl.handle.net/10807/276876]
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