Space Suit of the Week

A Space Suit on fire casually walks across sixth avenue

Many helpful readers e-mailed me suggesting this Space Suit of the Week, so you may have already seen this. It’s an image of an astronaut wearing an Apollo suit casually crossing 6th avenue… on fire.  The image comes courtesy of photographer Jack Crossing, who posted the photo to his photostream last week. Information about the image is scarce: “This was a concept for a band in the states, they decided not to go with it. Instead My brothers label is going to use it.” I would probably buy any musical recording that had this on the cover. So what is the perfect album name for this image? I’m going to say Apollo 451, but I’d love to hear your idea.


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9 Comments Space Suit of the Week

  1. @Shannonigans76 February 11, 2011 at 9:48 AM

    Awesome photo. Reminds me of the Spike Jonze directed video for Wax (only better because of the space suit). My album title would be: BACK FROM THE SUN

  2. A.J. February 11, 2011 at 12:08 PM

    Hot Space Suit

  3. Andrew Lowe February 11, 2011 at 8:10 PM

    Pink Floyd “Wish You Were Here”

  4. Paul February 12, 2011 at 3:09 AM

    The best photo I have seen in the last months!

  5. Sanna February 13, 2011 at 4:59 AM

    “Nothing to See Here, Folks”

  6. Jonathan Dadourian February 14, 2011 at 8:35 AM

    I would like to stay humble, but must proclaim that I was the one that sent this in. Glad it was received so well! When I saw I IMMEDIATELY thought “Space Suit of the Week.”

    Keep it up Bobby!

  7. Bobby Solomon February 14, 2011 at 8:48 AM

    @Jonathan – Sorry to burst your bubble but 6 other people sent this to me as well, haha… it’s such a great image!

  8. John B February 15, 2011 at 5:58 AM

    the band that passed on the image were the band “brand new”

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