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SpaceXs Cute ZeroG Indicator Sells Out After Space Debut

first_img Elon Musk’s Cheeky ‘Nuke Mars!’ Post Is Taking Over TwitterSpaceX’s Starhopper Is Ready for Its Biggest Hop Test Stay on target SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule carried some adorable cargo for its space trip last week: A “Zero-G Indicator,” also known as a squishy Celestial Buddies Earth plush. After making its “surprise” visit to the ISS, the toy is officially sold out online.On Sunday, the SpaceX Crew Dragon successfully attached to the ISS at 5:51 a.m. EST. Once astronauts performed safety checks and went inside the capsule’s interior, they welcomed Ripley, the Demo-1 test dummy astronaut decked out in SpaceX’s sleek spacesuit, and the Celestial Buddies plush, nicknamed “Little Earth,” which has become the ISS’ cutest [email protected] welcomes humans aboard the first @SpaceX #CrewDragon to visit the station and introduces two special guests, Ripley and Little Earth, ushering in the era of @Commercial_Crew. #LaunchAmerica pic.twitter.com/QqzEEgDWzt— Intl. Space Station (@Space_Station) March 3, 2019The ISS astronauts were expecting Ripley, however, “Little Earth,” was a random surprise that was added by SpaceX’s CEO Elon Musk, who sent the “Zero-G Indicator” with Ripley for the ride. On Saturday, Musk posted a hilarious video on Twitter of Ripley and “Little Earth,” which was captioned with, “Earth floats gently in zero gravity.” In the footage, the plush looks like it’s experiencing slow-motion movements.Earth floats gently in zero gravity pic.twitter.com/XUH3KeDPVe— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 2, 2019Over the weekend, “Little Earth” went viral on social media, and unfortunately, the toy is sold out on Celestial Buddies’ website. However, you can still get a larger version of SpaceX’s “Zero-G Indicator” on the company’s website: “Our Precious Planet.”Celestial Buddies’ “Our Precious Planet” Earth plush. (Photo Credit: Celestial Buddies)The giant plush, which is available for $24.99 on Celestial Buddies’ website, is a more detailed version of “Little Earth,” and features realistic details of our planet’s continents. It also serves as a “gentle introduction” to climate change awareness and comes with an educational hang tag that has information on pollution and tips for improving the environment.According to its “Earth Update,” Celestial Buddies won’t have any more “Little Earths” until the end of April, however, fans can enjoy these adorable pictures of the planetary buddy at the ISS in the meantime.Earth’s second day on @Space_Station started early, but he was happy to learn that even in space, the day starts off with coffee. Then it was emergency mask donning practice with @Astro_DavidS – if there’s an (unlikely) ammonia leak, we have just seconds to protect ourselves. pic.twitter.com/Mmtc6ii3B8— Anne McClain (@AstroAnnimal) March 5, 2019More on Geek.com:SpaceX Crew Dragon Successfully Docks to Space Station SpaceX, NASA Launch Crew Dragon on Crucial Test Flight to Space StationSpaceX’s New Crew Capsule Will Carry a ‘Fake Astronaut’ for Its Test Flightlast_img read more