In 1972, against the crew and NASA’s wishes, Van Hoeydonck created 950 signed replicas of “Fallen Astronaut” and sold them for $750 a piece.
* “Articles Carried on Manned Space Flights,” a NASA press release
* For more on isolated art, see The Last Tree of Ténéré. What are some other examples of art in out-of-the-way places? Smithson’s Spiral Jetty… what else?