Polluted Skies: The Dark Side of Going to the Moon 📈

Matthew Weeks
7 min readAug 25, 2021

They polluted the Earth, now they want to pollute space.

This is the first thing I could think of when I heard Jeff Bezos suggest that “We should move all heavy industry and all polluting industry off of Earth and operate it in space”.

The recent glamour roll of commercial space travel showboating and heroism flashing across the news has made everyone aware of innovation in commercial space travel. There is an ample amount of optimism from those involved, and those interested…

Matthew Weeks

Software Engineer, Teacher, All-around fun guy