First Protest in Space?

(April 14, 2017; Ben Guarino, Washington Post): “On Wednesday, 56 years to the day after Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space, a Phoenix-based collective called the Autonomous Space Agency Network launched a weather balloon to about 90,000 feet. The balloon, Aphrodite 1, weighed a little over a pound and was inflated with 120 cubic feet of helium. Aphrodite 1’s payload consisted of a GPS sensor, a camera and a message for President Trump. It was a printout of a tweet that read, ‘@realDonaldTrump: Look at that, you son of a bitch.’…”

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