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Old August 8 2012, 06:02 AM   #114
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Re: Mars Curiosity Rover... to land 10:31 pm 8/5/2012

sojourner wrote: View Post
That's one thing that got me with the cheering in mission control on this one. Usually the NASA image is the cool and calm "steely-eyed missile man" reaction to a success. I can't help but think that after seeing how much good press the SpaceX control room got from it's cheering video back in June that someone in NASA put a memo out saying "OK guys, dress casual and CHEER if it goes well".
Yeah, it's very uncharacteristic of them. I think they were trying to imitate these guys, though.
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