Björn Rust (he/him) is a post-industrial designer cum researcher, innovator and educator, developing context-sensitive innovation practices for people, planet and beyond.

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  1. Opportunity hoarding
  2. Doing away with bullshit
  3. The course of my life, so far

Remembering the last man on the Moon

With the like of Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin huge strides in commercial spaceflight, it’s easy to forget that in many ways humanity has lost interest in the cosmos. Today the last human to set foot on the moon passed away at age 82. During the final moments of the Apollo 17 mission the late Eugene Cernan spoke these words;

We leave as we came, and, God willing, we shall return, with peace and hope for all mankind.

It’s been 44 years, let’s hope we return soon or set our sights realistically on the red planet or something greater still.

Inspired by: The New York Times


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