Mars Curiosity Rover... to land 10:31 pm 8/5/2012

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  1. JanewayRulz!

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  2. Gov Kodos

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    Sandtraps? Keep a good wide stance and make sure the sand wedge is open and hit for the sand.
     
  3. JanewayRulz!

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    I gave up gold decades ago, cuz the ball just would NOT go where I wanted it to go. :p

    They started their "Sunday drive" to Mount Sharp over a year ago.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vluaivJqo9w

    A mere 8 kilometers away.

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vluaivJqo9w[/yt]




    (Cue the music) Looks like they made it! :bolian:


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7szg3JrNT-4&feature=youtu.be

    Not really "mere", when you travel only about a 100 meters on a good day. :)

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7szg3JrNT-4&feature=youtu.be[/yt]
     
  4. JanewayRulz!

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    Make that GOLF. I gave up GOLF decades ago. :rolleyes:

    Gold, on the other hand, is still a very good friend of mine. :lol:
     
  5. Gov Kodos

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    :lol: Cue Shirley Bassey!
     
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    Golf on Mars, gold on Mars, all in good time.

    And then come the gophers and gaufres...
     
  7. Gov Kodos

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    I want you to kill every gopher on Mars!
     
  8. publiusr

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    And you thought the wheels getting eaten up were the only problems:

    Curiosity ‘Lacks Science Focus’ as Cassini Gets ‘Excellent Rating’ Says Planetary Science Review Board

    http://www.americaspace.com/?p=67309

    Oh well...
     

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