Salt Lake City, Utah: Floating Astronaut

A lifelike astronaut, in a spacesuit with a mirrored visor, floats above pedestrians, mounted on an pole. Artist Michael J Bingham named it "The Curious Voyager."
Address:
10 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT
Directions:
North side of downtown. On the west side of W. Temple, just south of its intersection with S. Temple.
Hours:
July 2018: Reported gone.
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The Curious Voyager.

Floating Astronaut

Walked all over to find it. It was hidden in plain sight. It took a bit of research to find out the actual name is "The Curious Voyager" by Michael J Bingham.

[jnovakfl, 05/16/2018]

The floating astronaut, mounted on a high pole, was unveiled in 2014 with a life expectancy of two years. The artwork is already well past its expiration date.

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