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The Sciences

Astronaut training party

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitApril 10, 2011 4:00 PM

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I don't think it matters how good a job your parents did raising you, no matter how great and supportive and wonderful they were, you will still get a twinge of jealousy when you read about the birthday party this mom threw for her son. You have to read the whole thing to appreciate it. As a taste (haha!) here is a picture of the table setting:

astronaut_bday_party.jpg

Yes, that planet the astronaut is standing on is actually the birthday cake, suspended above the table! Someone keep an eye on that kid. I suspect in 20 years or so NASA will want to recruit him. If he's not running the joint by then.

Tip o' the spacesuit visor to Steve deGroof.

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