Ever since the Apollo moon landings space exploration has become boring or irrelevant to many people. I think it’s because we still think in medieval terms: The sun rises and sets, and space is somewhere else. The reality, first witnessed by the crew of Apollo 8 in 1968, is that we all live on a space platform and always have.
Quite soon it will be easy, relatively cheap and above all safe to take a trip into Earth orbit. My wish would be for every serving Head of State, and every one newly elected, to take that trip, see the Earth as it really is and better understand it as the only home we have.