EXCLUSIVE AUDIO INTERVIEW: DAY 30
Edgar Mitchell is a former astronaut who is one of the leading figures in the consciousness movement.
He served as the Lunar Module pilot for the Apollo 14, and spent nine hours working on the lunar surface, making him the sixth person to walk on the Moon. In 1973, a year after retiring from the Navy, he founded the Institute of Noetic Sciences, perhaps the most prominent organization studying consciousness today.
He's the author of two books, The Way of the Explorer and Psychic Exploration. Among his many awards are the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the NASA Distinguished Service Medal. In 2005 he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. His life has been a quest to reconcile the worlds of science and faith, combining elements of history, science, and theology to explain the mysteries of human consciousness, the universal connectedness of life, miracles, and human destiny.