The Daily Overview project is inspired by a phenomenon experienced by astronauts known as the Overview Effect, which references the major change in their perspective after they viewing Earth from space. It is with this in mind that the Daily Overview project endeavors to provide everyday people with the same perspective shift.
As written on the Daily Overview website, "From our line of sight on the earth's surface, it’s impossible to fully appreciate the beauty and intricacy of the things we’ve constructed, the sheer complexity of the systems we’ve developed, or the devastating impact that we’ve had on our planet." But with this project's help, people will to see how these systems have shaped the Earth while gathering a deeper understanding of the human species as a whole. It features one new image a day.