On July 20, 1969, the people of the United States watched proudly as the first manned rocket ship launched for the Moon. Celebrating the spirit of greatness behind the Apollo 11 mission, Space Exploration Day (July 20) holds a special place in the hearts and calendars of both scientists and patriots alike.
We have many space-loving characters on GoComics who could appreciate today, but one dog-and-boy duo stands out from the pack. From his rocket ship lamp to his love of Tang, Red has always known that he was born to be an astronaut, but he could never leave Earth without Rover, his furever-faithful companion who would follow him to the farthest corners of the galaxy.
Red and Rover often gaze up at the sky and see nothing but possibility and adventure.
With their combined, endless imaginations, the sky is definitely not the limit.
While other kids are content with all of the usual Earth activities, Red plans to spend his summer vacation soaring through the solar system with his canine co-pilot.
In this recent Red and Rover storyline, our favorite future space explorers prepare for an upcoming adventure to Mars: