Fallen Astronaut, A Figure Sculpture That Was Left on the Moon in 1971

Fallen Astronaut by Paul Van Hoeydonck

“Fallen Astronaut” is a 3 inch tall aluminum sculpture of a human figure was left on the moon in 1971 by Apollo 15 astronauts. Created by Belgian artist Paul Van Hoeydonck, the sculpture is a memorial for astronauts and cosmonauts who have died in the pursuit of space exploration.

via Weird Universe & Boing Boing

photo via NASA

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