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Cheerios once dabbled in the “compare our cereal to telecommunications satellites” business

August 25, 2012

We’ve met the Casey Kasem-looking Cheerios Kid before. This time Cheerios hasn’t given him and his Cheerios-engorged bicep “faster than a steaming locomotive” powers, but instead has propelled him into outer space. It turns out Alan Shepard and John Glenn and Neil Armstrong et al. weren’t the real American space pioneers. The rocket-packed Cheerios Kid and his clunky Intelsat III satellite pal were.

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