06 August 2012

Congratulations NASA!

The rover Curiosity has successfully landed on Mars!


Blogger Shaw Kenawe said...

Mars, bitches!

06 August, 2012 08:37  
Blogger Grundy said...

I wish it looked a little more like Wall-E.

06 August, 2012 08:57  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

SK: There's always some work of fiction that anticipates things like this (though I still haven't heard of any work of fiction that foresaw the internet before the fact).

Grundy: I wish it looked like one of those war machines in the film version of War of the Worlds. After all the shit the Martians have thrown at us throughout cinematic history, it would serve them right.

06 August, 2012 18:17  
Blogger Magpie said...

I was holding my breath going into the weekend…
Can’t imagine how sick with tension those people at Mission Control must have been.

When I read about the capabilities of Curiosity and the quantum advance it could mean in understanding Mars … It’s good to know that the human adventure is still alive. Can’t wait for the pics to roll through.

07 August, 2012 03:38  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Magpie: Yes, the scary part is over -- now the work of getting results begins.

07 August, 2012 06:39  

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