Curiosity Has Landed

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Aug 6, 2012

Curiosity Has Landed by Gahars at 7:18 AM (4,323 Views / 17 Likes) 74 replies

  1. Gahars
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    [​IMG] NASA (This page should also have continuing updates if you'd like to keep up with the mission)

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    (NASA should be releasing some images from the rover at some point. I'll be sure to post them when I find them.)
     
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    mthr and I spoke about this. This is a huge step in history. Life is changing, because of this. As Neil deGrasse Tyson said, we stopped dreaming. I hope this gives people the passion for space exploration, again.


    I'll admit, I cheered like a child when Curiosity landed on Mars.
    Can't really say I want to watch a silly show on tv, again. More Discovery Science Channel for me :toot:
     
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    Curiosity killed the cat. Do we really want something like that looking for other life?

    :P

    Pretty cool actually. One step closer to bio domes on Mars.
     
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    The fact this landed on retro rockets blows my mind.
    I can't believe it worked!
    Now to get climbing this 5km high mountain.
    Well done NASA.
     
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    "Mast"cams... you know, for spotting the aliens choking the chicken when they think nobody's looking.

    Nobutreally, I like this.
     
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    Definitely a huge leap across our knowledge of what's out there. This is exciting.
     
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    The only thing I worry about, is if something truly incredible is discovered from this mission, the Government will hoard it away in their vast information vaults, far from the prying eyes of the public.
     
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    I never really got the hype about life on Mars. The universe is insanely vast, and I guess I always assumed it was so vast that there couldn't possibly not be life elsewhere. Trillions and trillions of stars in the universe, a sizable percentage of which have solar systems all their own. We've found quite a few earth-like planets out there, already. I just don't get it, I guess. Maybe there's something I'm missing, or maybe people just need cold, hard, solid evidence?

    It's great that things are happening in space again. It shows me that there's still enough desire for knowledge of the currently unknown for us to launch a robot at another planet, a sentiment I could have dolled up with fancy adjectives, but we freakin' shot a robot at another planet. That's just awesome.
     
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    You answered your own question.
     
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    Actually surprised me, this was great, @TwitterPost - DataPlan?
     
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    Actually they already found them:

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    What do you mean?
     
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    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    Be ready for our next life on mars ^_^
     
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    These people are amazing who design these robotic machines and gets them to their destination, the amount af variables that could go wrong on the mission.....truly astounding!
     
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    Yays, even if they don't actually find anything this is still really exciting :D
    Higgs Boson particles and proper Rovers on Mars?
    We're doing well :toot:
     
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    This is so exciting.

    I hope we obtain something of value of this. Even if its a small thing.
     
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