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(Discover)   Now you will feel the firepower of a fully armed and operational Mars rover   ( divider line
    More: Followup, Mars rovers, spectroscopy, martian soil, spectrometers, Alderaan, GUI, Mars Science Laboratory, lasers  
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4669 clicks; posted to Geek » on 19 Aug 2012 at 9:26 PM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-08-19 09:12:06 PM  
Your overconfidence is your weakness
2012-08-19 09:37:14 PM  
pew pew
2012-08-19 09:56:28 PM  
Your faith in your friends is yours.
2012-08-19 10:09:55 PM  
You failed, your Highness, I am a NASA rover, like Spirit and Opportunity before me

/best I could come up with
2012-08-19 10:11:22 PM  

bbfreak: pew pew

Great. Now my comment over there looks extra-tarded.

/how can i turn this against you, and in my favor? ideas?
2012-08-19 10:14:26 PM  
FTA: "I just wish they had named the rock Alderaan."
2012-08-19 10:14:46 PM  
You would prefer another target? A military target? Then name the system.
2012-08-19 10:22:43 PM  
I assure you, Lord NASA, my men are working as fast as they can.
2012-08-19 10:26:05 PM
2012-08-19 10:28:11 PM  
We have no choice, Bad Astronomer! Our cruisers can't repel firepower of that magnitude!
2012-08-19 10:43:10 PM  

noazark: [ image 800x540]

Knew that one was coming
2012-08-19 10:49:43 PM  
Phil, at that speed, will you be able to pull out in time?
2012-08-19 10:49:45 PM  

noazark: [ image 800x540]

2012-08-19 10:56:47 PM  
"All I want is a frickin' Mars Rover with frickin' lasers beams on its frickin' head"
2012-08-19 11:42:44 PM  
I hear the new rover is cat powered
2012-08-19 11:44:36 PM  
For the next rover they're just going to dispense the science pretense and slap a rocket launcher on it.
2012-08-20 12:10:39 AM  
Where is the kaboom? There was supposed to be an earth-shattering kaboom.
2012-08-20 12:12:44 AM  

Fubini: For the next rover they're just going to dispense the science pretense and slap a rocket launcher on it.
Should come in handy.
2012-08-20 12:57:43 AM  
2012-08-20 01:31:40 AM  
"We've got to give those Rovers more time! Concentrate all firepower on that Super Mars Destroyer!"
2012-08-20 01:47:52 AM  
Young fool...only now, at the end, do you understand.


Your feeble lasers are no match for the power of the dark side. You have paid the price for your lack of vision.


Now, young will die
2012-08-20 01:48:43 AM  
Payback's a biatch, ain't she?
2012-08-20 02:44:05 AM  
Gorignak! Gorignak! Gorignak! Gorignak! Gorignak! Gorignak! Gorignak! Gorignak!
2012-08-20 02:52:30 AM  
There was a time when using the real headline would have been prefaced by, "FARK ready headline:"

/adjusts onion on belt...
//strike me down and I shall become more powerful than you can imagine...
2012-08-20 03:02:39 AM  
Funny thing is, those rocks are just solidified methane. And you thought they smelled bad on the OUTSIDE....

/Got nuthin..
2012-08-20 03:19:05 AM  
I feel disturbed by this...
as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced
2012-08-20 03:56:38 AM  
This entire thread is embarrassing, and makes me want to hang my head in shame. None of you are ever going to get laid.

//my lack of faith is most disturbing
2012-08-20 04:50:54 AM  

Representative of the unwashed masses: There was a time when using the real headline would have been prefaced by, "FARK ready headline:"

I'm guessing subby got a pass because Bad Astronomy is a Farker. *shrug*
2012-08-20 07:42:46 AM  
,,,That was the real headline???

/drtfa, drtfc
2012-08-20 08:00:00 AM  

noazark: [ image 800x540]

New desktop image
2012-08-20 08:06:15 AM  
Look, good against rocks is one thing, good against the living, that's something else.
2012-08-20 08:17:28 AM  

/30+ comments in and nobody posted Farks favorite Star Wars quote? For shame...
2012-08-20 08:52:42 AM  

Ghost Roach: You failed, your Highness, I am a NASA rover, like Spirit and Opportunity before me

Spirit: Beep boop boop beep
Opportunity: Go that way. You'll be malfunctioning in five years.

/ these aren't the rovers you're looking for
// Whyyy sooo Curious
2012-08-20 08:53:39 AM  
Its a tr- damnit!
2012-08-20 09:15:35 AM  
This is for Grover's Mill!!
2012-08-20 09:27:26 AM

"That blast came from Curiosity. That thing's operational!"
2012-08-20 11:25:44 AM  
Luke, you've turned off your targeting computer...
2012-08-20 03:27:16 PM  
Fear will keep the other systems in line, fear of Curiosity !
2012-08-20 04:09:28 PM  
I know, I know... I really SHOULDN'T want to fap over this... But I do.

I just... I really really do.

/fap fap fap fap fap
2012-08-20 04:59:47 PM  
Also an acceptable reference
2012-08-20 10:50:35 PM  
A few young microbes crept closer to the Curiosity rover. A tall camera mast rose, then an invisible ray of heat leapt from Martian to Martian. And there was a bright glare as each was instantly turned to to fire.
2012-08-20 11:17:57 PM  
When Star Wars was cool: They gave Han Solo a wookie as a sidekick.
When Star Wars sucked: They gave Billy Dee Williams a giant penis as a sidekick.
2012-08-21 08:36:07 AM  
well, i know i'm going to regret this but why not

*adorns sticky buns to both sides of head*

This is our most desperate hour. Help us Bad Astronomer, you're our only hope!
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