R. Buckminster Fuller said, “We are all astronauts on Spaceship Earth.”101Carol LennoxJohn GormanFeb 11, 2019·1 min readMy dear. He coined the term Spaceship Earth and founded the geodesic dome. Why is this important to me?Spaceship Earth is a ride at Disney world. It opened October 3, 1982. You know what else opened that day? Me.