In our ongoing AD stories series on our Asteroid Day LIVE panel participants’ personal tales and relationships to asteroids, we turn to one of our hosts, Sabinije von Gaffke. The founder of the Game Changer Global Initiative and Communications Expert has been fascinated by space since she was 5 and brought a couple of especially meaningful items along with her to Luxembourg.
Sabinije von Gaffke
Sabinije has been collecting stones since the age of 5, but two of the more recent additions to her collection hold a very special place. Among her favourites is a pendant that she wears as a necklace and the other is a ring, both made from the Muonionalusta meteorite that was found in Northern Sweden, her country of birth. She also owns a much cherished and frequently used Fisher Space Pen My Fisher Space Pen – famous for being able to write upside down, under water and in all other imaginable conditions, and used aboard the Apollo 7 mission in space in 1968.
But one article that truly shaped her view on the world and which she recently re-discovered after having originally read it as a kid, is Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince) by ...