Satellites Beware

Project 365 #28 26/01/07

 

I was reading the paper on the boat to work today and started thinking how insane it is that the Chinese are under fire for testing weapons in space. I mean WEAPONS IN SPACE! WTF!

 

Anyway, later that day I was bored at the office and drew this on a post it in memory of the forgotten plight of the poor old weather satellites that they tested on. Then I cellotaped it to my monitor and got some off looks from work mates as I photographed it. I hate fridays...

  • Lou Bueno 8y

    I know what you mean. It looks like the once bogus "Star Wars" space defense program is starting to become a real thing. That would be indeed scary.

    Maybe I'm wrong on this, but the Chinese satellite-destroying test could be a tangible reaction to the "Rods from God" plans by the U.S. military.

    As the Cat Stevens song goes, "oh baby baby it's a wild world..."
  • katbaro 8y

    i love your little cartoon...
  • killa-leaf 7y

    even if the chinese blow us all up, their actions inspired this lovely piece of art. keep up the good work.
  • politicontrabajista 7y

    Love your drawing (and photo of it). I've used it on my blog but with reference to the US's attempt at shooting down its wayward satellite. hope you don't mind!
  • Lesuerg56 6y

    Thanks for sharing the great photo! We have posted the pic under "Iran says it sent own satellite into orbit" at www.duhmagazine.com, with your name linked back to this web page. Let us know if the attribution is correct. Thanks!
  • alexandergreenb 6y

    Hi Joe,

    I was wanting to use this image as the header for my new blog, seeingyouseeingblogs.wordpress.com. It will be a media review site for an academic seminar. I know you have share alike rights, so legally it's okay to post it, but I just wanted to double-check with you.
  • Joe Hastings 6y

    Yeah of course, go ahead!
  • Car Fuseo 4y

    Hello,
    We've just used this photo in one of our blog posts.
    Here's the link for you: hootcarinsurance.blogspot.com/2011/09/space-debris-warnin...
    Thanks!
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