18,000 people who applied to be citizens of the space nation “Asgardia” launched their personal data into orbit on a NASA rocket this week in hopes of inspiring future space settlers. What do you think?

“Are they sure it’s a good idea to leave a hard drive full of personal data just floating around space like that?”

Marcus Provine • Faux Ferrier

“To be fair, plenty of nations have been founded in dumber ways than this.”

Brett Wilde • Salmon Handler

“The Supreme Earth Council shall not look kindly upon this treason.”

Harriet Aresco • Tea Fermenter