Comment of the Day: NASA & Star Wars

We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.

So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.

This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

We noted how NASA's "Tatooine" announcement wasn't the first time they had invoked Star Wars hype to get some attention, and listed five other examples.

One reader urged us to lighten up.

Aw, cut em some slack wrote:

You're going to begudge NASA some self-promotion/outreach to the kids? Seems a little harsh, Rich.

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