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."
10 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT
North side of downtown. On the west side of W. Temple, just south of its intersection with S. Temple.
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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