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The 1993 “Space Billboard” by the American company Space Marketing Inc. was a proposal for a 1 km² illuminated billboard that would be launched into a low orbit and be visible from Earth. The advertisement would be roughly the same apparent size and brightness as the moon and was to be made from sheets of mylar. It was estimated that it would be impacted by space debris around 10,000 times; this and the inability to attract adequate funding prevented the project from progressing.The first commercial filmed in space was a milk commercial by the Israeli company Tnuva, which was filmed aboard the space station Mir in 1997.In an unusual form of fast food advertising, two Pizza Hut marketing ploys have involved spaceflight. In 2001 they were the first to deliver pizzas to outer space when their vacuum-sealed food arrived at the International Space Station, just a year after signing a deal to have a 30-foot (9 m) Pizza Hut logo placed on the side of the unmanned Proton rocket that launched ISS Zvezda.Kodak then paid to have their logo and a slogan placed onto a material that was to be tested for durability in space on the outside of Mir.In 1993, faced with the Space Billboard project, U.S. Congressman Ed Markey introduced a bill that banned all U.S. advertising in space. This was amended by Section 70102 of title 49 of the United States Code to only cover obtrusive advertising, thus allowing sponsorship deals where the logo is placed on the rocket or an astronaut’s clothing.8 Since May 2005 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been in charge of enforcing this law.9
Russia is the other leading space flight country, and has accepted advertising on many of their missions.
[VERY similar to this, proabely just an older page of this, actually. Don’t copy and paste, fool. By the way the 8 and 9 thing, was just a dead giveaway.](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_advertising)
Anyway, I don’t want to have advertisements in space, blocking my lovely view of the stars.
And futurama sucks.
Any smartness demonstrated was immediately negated by:
> And futurama sucks.
MrMonopoly: While I was pleased to finally be able to read a post of yours without straining myself, please do not simply copy-paste from other websites, especially if you have nothing to add. Additionally, it is bad for the forums for people to start lots of topics, especially when they have nothing to add to them. It just causes confusion and clutters up the forum, leading to many of the better topics dropping off the main page and out of discussion.
Yea-I copied/pasted it, I wont deny that. I didn’t want to misinterpreted or mislead anything because of the strong criticisms I had gotten from previous posts. I also figured that those few paragraphs said a lot, I couldn’t think of much to add, Its not completely copied and pasted, I did summarize, but it is still pretty close to the original text, sorry.
¤And futurama does not suck¤
We need advertising in space to fund space flight, but not billboards, because at this time we shouldn’t add any more space junk than absolutely necessary. Someday, when buzzing around in space becomes as common as driving a car, there will be billboards, but it will be manageable so the billboards won’t become threatening space junk. Perhaps self-destruct so small pieces will burn up the same as mundane space dust, or a re-entry vector where it will fall into the middle of a big ocean.