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(UPI)   The next Mars rover will carry a laser. YOU HEAR THAT, MARTIANS?   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, Mars rovers, Mars Science Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, empirical formulas, geochemistry, nanoseconds, NASA  
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2010-12-24 03:28:14 PM
bring it ON!
2010-12-24 03:47:32 PM
Warmed up for Caturday.
2010-12-24 04:31:39 PM  
Too bad the hugely complex landing procedure is bound for failure.

\should have stuck with airbags
\\and made frequent,smaller payloads
2010-12-24 05:01:51 PM  
Too bad they have Illudium PU-36 Explosive Space Modulators.

Our rover is toast.
2010-12-24 05:07:09 PM  
Too bad the hugely complex landing procedure is bound for failure.


I was gobsmacked when I saw the landing procedure (skycrane dropping it onto the ground, then detaching and flying away!). Absolutely nuts. The people who approved this method really need a flogging. God what a waste of money this will be....
2010-12-24 05:25:56 PM  
headline cracked me up
2010-12-24 05:44:40 PM  
Make sure there's a recording of this handy too....
2010-12-24 06:20:24 PM  
Thread only required one post.
2010-12-24 06:59:02 PM
2010-12-24 08:27:44 PM  
Why are you shouting, subby? Are martians blind?
2010-12-24 08:27:49 PM  

FriarReb98: Make sure there's a recording of this handy too....

"Handy" you say...
2010-12-25 12:17:16 AM  
Those Martian motherfarkers are going DOWN. I propose the next mission to mars feature a rover with a rail-gun turret and thermobaric missiles. It's the next natural step before we nuke those Martian bastards out of existence.
2010-12-25 12:34:21 AM  
Only Steve Austin can stop a rogue laser equipped space probe:
2010-12-25 01:12:59 AM  

AlwaysRightBoy: bring it ON!

Illudium Q-36 explosive space modulator will have no problem taking out a laser.
2010-12-25 06:57:40 AM

2010-12-25 09:03:59 AM  
2010-12-25 06:02:18 PM  

BullBearMS: /Ulla!

Love that album! The Tom Middleton remix of "Eve of War" is pretty hot too, if you can find it.
2010-12-25 10:13:05 PM
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