Crater C: Tater Crater, for Foster "Tater, The Music Maker" Wiley - March 25, 1947 - September 10, 2010
There's a chance to enter the history books (or at least a planetary geography atlas) as NASA is asking the public to help name five prominent features on Mercury, the tiny planet closest to the Sun. In 2004 NASA launched Messenger – its MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging probe – the first craft …
If they would make an auction out of it, they could finance the whole mission just by naming one single crater after the revered founder of a certain entertainment giant. He certainly fulfills the requirements, too.
If they would bent a bit and accept fictional beings, they might finance the next couple of missions by naming a few craters after a certain mouse and its friends, too.
The one with the big round ears, please ------------>
Will probably make a submission.
Quite a few that I thought worthwhile already have features named for them.
I was disappointed to see that Holst already has one, I think that for The Planets, he deserves to have more than a minor feature on Mercury.
I will be suggesting Dick, Lem, Lessing, Strugatsky, still thinking about the fifth, I would suggest Abe, but he has the same surname as our horrid PM.
Would like to suggest whoever in Deep Purple wrote Space Trucking, before my time, but I love the song. Doesn't meet the criterion on period of death.
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