Reactions to the Mars rover landing
We've saved one of the best till last in this list of tweets celebrating Curiosity's hair-raising Mars landing.
- — Catherine (@CatherineQ)Sun, Aug 05 2012 02:52:23The Olympics is cool and all but today NASA is lowering a car sized rover onto Mars using nylon strings attached to a rocket powered shelf.
- — Nick Hlavacek (@NickInNC)Sun, Aug 05 2012 22:54:17In case you missed it earlier - Curiosity cost $2.5B. Americans spend $7B on potato chips annually. To say we can't afford this is nonsense.
- — Greg (@PDX_Greg)Mon, Aug 06 2012 00:07:14RT @TVsAndyDaly: Just read that the Curiosity's equipped with a rock-vaporizing laser. Pretty specific. What if the Martians are NOT made of rock? Surrender?
- — Mariah Mahotz (@itsmariah)Mon, Aug 06 2012 00:07:51Seeing the excitement of the scientists after the rover touched down on Mars was classic. That beat any Olympic celebration by far.
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