If it helps to understand what he's saying, it's rather simple :
The planet behind the V is to say that VL is planet friendly (green) , since it works on many old computers, saving the earth because they are not being thrown away , filling up landfills.
Hopefully this helps clear some things up for blurymind , it's not a space thing, it's an earth thing. Something to work with.
And as for a mascot, nobody liked the "Prune Guy", nor the "User Friendly Guy" , so I think we're out of any mascot until somethin comes along. Maybe you'll come up with something.
Staples already took the "Easy Button"
Way to go M0E on those badge images you have worked on so well
It's ok metvas
, too big of a hurry there