Antronauts

I was going to post about the supposed impacts of too many pesticides, or the sad effects of poverty on the young brain, but since it’s still a touch cold and cloudy up here, I decided to go with something lighter. Take that, SAD!

So. Ants. Ants in space. This really seems like the dominant species in so many ways. First, their numbers are in the trillions, and their strength is beyond that of any person who’s ever lived. But there’s something else that makes them at least seem superior: Ants are dedicated to their communities through working together and perseverance. Even in zero gravity.

Creatures other than humans have traveled into space for decades, as anyone raised on the Muppets will remember:

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