From Cory Doctorow’s at BoingBoing:
When the feds start commissioning space decor from graffiti artists turned global fashion brands, you know that cyberpunk has arrived:
Artist Shepard Fairey may be best known for Obey Giant and his Barack Obama ‘Hope’ poster, but his latest work will be conquering an entirely different realm: outer space. The artist has designed the patch for an upcoming mission to the International Space Station called ARK1 — Advanced Science and Research — that will run from September 2013 through March 2014. ARK1 will be the first flight managed by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), a non-profit organization that was set up by the US Congress in order to help promote research aboard the ISS.