Imagine A World Where Apple Designed Satellites

Space exploration has fallen out of the cultural imagination. I unfairly blame this entirely on the aesthetics of modern space-going machines.

 
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Dialog:

  • Port:
    • Space exploration has fallen out of the cultural imagination.
    • I unfairly blame this entirely on the aesthetics of modern space-going machines.
  • Bird:
    • But, the spirit and opportunity rovers look fun and friendly.
  • Port:
    • True, however, most satellites use the "box with wings" template.
    • Maybe it is time to give the "giant metal spider" design of sputnik another try. It is both cool and scary.
  • Bird:
    • How about a metal horseshoe crab? Sputnik just reminds me that I'm bad at badminton.
 

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