Mattel, NASA Introduce Mars Explorer Barbie

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Mattel, NASA Introduce Mars Explorer Barbie

Marking the one-year anniversary of the Mars rover Curiosity’s landing on the red planet, Mattel debuted its new Mars Explorer Barbie developed with the aid of NASA, which features pink boots, a pink oxygen tank, a pink helmet, and a pink-accented form-fitting spacesuit. What do you think?

  • “But astronauts already have enough body-image issues.”

    Sonya Wren
    Tram Operator
  • “Good, a woman’s place is in a pink suit exploring an ocean of nothingness.”

    David Ooten
    Map Librarian
  • “But space is for boys!”

    Rody Renskoff
    Pie Filler