Astronomy Look-alikes, No. 12

I’m struck by the remarkable similarity between the depiction below of WALL-E, an absurdly comical fantasy robot that exists only in the realm of  Science Fiction, and the European Space Agency’s Exomars Rover. I wonder if by any chance they might be related?

P.S. Thanks to Rigsby Matt Griffin for this one!

2 Responses to “Astronomy Look-alikes, No. 12”

  1. Adrian Burd Says:

    Hi Peter,

    Are the legends on the figure deliberately reversed?

    Adrian

  2. telescoper Says:

    Are they reversed? Well I never…

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