Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by gB dAvId x, Aug 5, 2012.
Where do you watch it at?
TWiT is doing a live coverage of it tonight, not sure where they're going to pull their feed(s) from.
I hope to hell all goes well, otherwise: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48509237/ns/technology_and_science-space/
You can watch it on NASA TV.
That's what I was thinking. You think they'll actually be live of time delayed in case of a screw-up?
Countdown Timer (right hand side of page)
JPL nerds are super excited.
i want one of those jpl neckstraps
anyone here can get me one? i'll pay
That was pretty cool. There were a couple hot nasa chicks too.
Haha, glad I wasn't the only one thinking that. Also wondering why smart engineer ladies tend to keep themselves in far better shape than their male counterparts.
Damn! I meant to watch this.
lots of tears during the celebration. you can just see the relief and sighs and emotions from the teams.. that shows how much hard work theyve put into it
Now that we have a prooven way to land large objects on other planets, the possibilities have grown by leaps and bounds.
Going to buy the shit out of this if they ever make it: http://lego.cuusoo.com/ideas/view/3431?r44b=no#
Oddly enough my mother told me about this: http://www.space.com/16972-mars-rover-curiosity-landing-mohawk-guy.html
it's a far cry from flat tops and white shirts and black ties that I grew up watching from NASA.
in b4 lifesize lego curiosity.
Mars Rover landing, NOW IN HD!!!!!!
wish they had put a camera on the underside of the drop crane, and one aiming up from the rover, so we could see the whole mechanism at work
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