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NASA Funds Sexy Mars-Related Art

Nicholas Kahn and Richard Selesnick, 'Momento Mori (Erebus Montes).' (Courtesy of the artists)

During our chat with artist Tom Sachs about the landing of the Mars rover Curiosity (and cheeseburgers), he told us that his proposal to have NASA fund his project “Space Program: Mars” (which included the plea “I bring sex to the Space Program”) was rejected. We wondered what kind of art does NASA fund? Well, now we know. Bizarre photographs of women in sexy skin-tight space-suits, wandering across a fictional sci-fi terrain with Martian ruins, and even giving birth. Read More