Astronaut in the Apple Store

Nov 4, 2011 - 8 Comments

Astronaut in Apple Store

An astronaut walks into the Apple Store… it sounds like the start of a bad joke, but that’s what we’re seeing here.

There isn’t much context, so it could be a pre-Halloween costume or just some sort of prank to further test the limits of Apple Store policy, but the picture was taken about a week ago by James Nord, who uploaded it to Tumblr with the amusing tagline:

“Welcome to the future, everything is extraordinary and nobody cares.”

Extraordinary, indeed.

An astronaut may not be the strangest thing spotted in an Apple Store though, last year a miniature horse was seen next to a Genius Bar alongside a customer, possibly as a service animal.

And for those wondering, it looks like the astronaut is using a MacBook Pro…

Update: This was apparently at the 14th St Apple Store in NYC for a Mini Coupe (yes, the car) promo, thanks for the heads up @kilsey


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Fun


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  1. Casey4147 says:

    Woah, the last time I saw an astronaut like that, Doctor Who got killed…

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  3. Joseph says:

    Did they hand out any cool swag for Halloween this year? I got some bookmark things last year.

  4. […] OS X Daily has found this photo posted by James Nord of an Astronaut in the 14 st Apple Store in New York. There are many stories of people rocking up to Apple stores in fancy dress, walking in with pet goats, marriage proposals and even having pizza delivered in Apple Stores but this is a first for an Astronaut. […]

  5. 2001 says:

    “Open the pod bay doors, Hal”

  6. Peter says:

    what a goof ball

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