- — Catherine (@CatherineQ)Sun, Aug 05 2012 09:52:23The 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)Mon, Aug 06 2012 05:54:17In 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 07:07:14RT @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 07:07:51Seeing the excitement of the scientists after the rover touched down on Mars was classic. That beat any Olympic celebration by far.
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.
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