Moonvertising Could Create Eyesores For Thousands of Years to Come

By Kiran Aditham 

With a patent pending for what it dubs “Shadow Shaping” technology, Utah-based firm Moon Publicity is anxious to use roving robots to “create small ridges in the lunar dust over large areas that capture shadows and shape them to form logos, domains names or memorials.”

Bidding for lunar messaging, which began this week and will last through October 20th, starts at $46,000. Soon, 12 billion+ eyeballs could be susceptible to branded moonlight because after all, nothing spruces up an evening more than a ginormous Walmart logo.


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