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The Jealous Astronaut

By Keith Cowing
NASA Watch
February 14, 2007

Editor’s note: Have a look at “The Jealous Astronaut“. This short animated cartoon has a certain retro Jetsons/I Dream of Jeannie thing going on. It has been one week since this story broke. People were posting YouTube videos within hours. Now, more sophisticated animations are appearing online.

The challenge to NASA: imagine if you could harness and/or inspire the same amount of creativity and personal effort toward things that promote the exploration of space – and perhaps highlight some of the many things NASA does spectacularly well? How do you work to shift the discussion away from the bad behavior of a few astronauts and focus on the things they do that should make us all proud – and inspire young people to follow their example? The video is also on YouTube (below)

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