NASA needs to inspire us again. How about starting with the logo?
The agency’s current emblem is 51 years old, a cluttered mess of lettering, a red airfoil, and a white orbital path, all crammed into a blue-and-white starry globe. Its in-house name is "the meatball," shown here.
Ideas asked four graphic designers to come up with a new symbol for the 21st-century space agency, to conjure a vision of NASA that fits the present.