Space oddity

jumbo ice cream cones outside St Paul’s Cathedral, Swanston St, Melb

I passed these today & it got me thinking about Astronaut ice cream – was it just an 80s thing? I remember liking it but i’m not sure why – novelty or taste? I think the only time i had it was at a school excursion to the brizzy-hosted Expo 88 but i remember thinking it was pretty special – the food of the future – you know?
As for these giant cones, I don’t know where they came from but i like them…(so does the seagull)