The Staggers 28 July 2009 Topical cheese sculpture The tragedy of the melting (mild) cheddar astronaut Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up Thank you to Fark but bringing to our attention this sad tale from Wapakaneta, Ohio... Cheese sculpture of astronaut melted overnight And how I liked the idea of a cheese sculpture. At least they can have an astronaut-themed fondue now. But seriously, cheese sculptors of the future, take note! Keep your creation in a fridge. Or use clay. › The Man Booker longlist Sophie Elmhirst is a freelance writer and former New Statesman features editor. Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!