Pale Blue Dot

On February 14, 1990, Carl Sagan asked that the Voyager 1 capture one final image of our planet from 3.7 billion miles away before leaving the solar system. The Earth appears as an unrecognizable tiny speck in a beam of light. This speck became known as "the pale blue dot." I designed and coded a website illustrating an excerpt from Carl Sagan's book, Pale Blue Dot, and the deeper meaning he interpreted from this image.

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The Website

I designed and coded the site to be one long-scrolling parallax page, allowing the screen to move in multiple directions and apply various types of transitions between scenes. I was able to integrate Skrollr into the code of the site to assist in the parallax aspect. I created vector illustrations and implemented them as SVGs, as to always appear crisp. Take a look at the site demo above!