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Wed Apr 24, 2013, 10:22 AM

Martian Probe draws a penis on mars





Nasa's $800m Mars Exploration Rovers have accidentally drawn a penis.

The twin exploration vehicles Spirit and Opportunity were launched nine years ago, in an effort to search the surface of Mars for signs of water erosion and possibly even life.

According to Nasa, since then the rovers have driven over more than 10km of Martian land, directed by teams back on Earth combined with autonomous cameras designed to avoid potential problems with the terrain.

It appears that part of the robots' programming involves spinning in tight circles to test nearby terrain and find new routes.

Humorously, depending on your age perhaps, that has the unfortunate consequence of drawing a certain shape on the surface, which when discovered by Reddit essentially crashed Nasa's website.


http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/04/24/mars-rover-penis-nasa_n_3144656.html



Quick! comb the desert!
Its not from curiosity but the other PROBE Opportunity.


which is another joke.


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Ichingcarpenter Apr 2013 OP
Gidney N Cloyd Apr 2013 #1
jakeXT Apr 2013 #2
freethought Apr 2013 #4
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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2013, 11:50 AM

1. They're trying to tell us they found Dr. Manhattan.

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Response to jakeXT (Reply #2)

Sat Apr 27, 2013, 12:12 AM

4. Krikey! I was thinking the exact same thing!n/t

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Apr 25, 2013, 10:04 AM

3. Pfffftt....

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