Rich and 'Bears in Space' Bears in Space (and Rich)
Artist: Millennium Mind
(photo by Nicki)

This panda was the exhibition's resident space cadet, and was (rather appropriately) sponsored by the Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum. The design concept was apparently intended to help popularize space exploration with youngsters, while amusing us oldsters with its sense of whimsey. It succeeded.

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