Peanuts back in space!

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The Peanuts folks have put out a press release announcing a new effort with NASA, the National Air and Space Administration, about their plans to generate new educational content and a school curriculum for teaching about deep space exploration. They say that more details will be released at Comic-Con next week. This certainly explains the space theme of this year’s exclusive Comic-Con product.

Peanuts and space are things that have gone well together for half a century now…. and something that I’ve really enjoyed working with in my Peanuts work, whether it was interviewing an astronaut for material on The Silver Snoopy for my book The Peanuts Collection, or writing a story where Lucy explained how NASA installs stars in the sky (which you can see in volume 4 of the Kaboom! Peanuts collections.) I look forward to seeing what they do with it.

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Snoopy in space again

There’s a Snoopy in space right now! #AstronautSnoopy is floating in the Thanksgiving Day Parade and in space! Watch him aboard the @Space_Station with @nasa Astronauts @Astro_Christina and @Astro_Jessica. pic.twitter.com/XEAJ7X3HRu — PEANUTS (@Snoopy) November 28, 2019 (If you’re getting this through email and can’t play the video, click here.)

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THE BALLOONS ARE A-GO!

Astronaut Snoopy shall fly today!!

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Will Astronaut Snoopy be grounded?

Due to predicted high winds in New York, parade organizers are waiting until tomorrow morning to decide whether the new Astronaut Snoopy balloon, as well as all the other balloons, will take part in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. It would be a shame to waste a good balloon. If they can’t …