Poetic Kinetic's enormous astronaut was specially created for Coachella Music Arts and Festival that took place on April 11 to 20, 2014. The astronaut is known as "Escape Velocity" and he is 36 feet tall capable of making gestures. The giant robotic sculpture features radio-controlled animatronics which helps it to show peace sign and give thumbs up. There is aslo a camera installed in the helmet allowing the astronaut to interact with people.
Poetic Kinetic is a Los Angeles based company that creates large scale interactive kinetic sculptures.