Because apparently even robotic rovers need to update their Facebook profile picture from time to time, Curiosity took this picture of its face (actually its mast -- the "eye" is its rock burning laser blaster) and beamed it back to earth. No word if Curiosity plans to start taking naked pictures of itself in the bathroom mirror, but I bet EVE would look at them. And you know what? So would I. But only to see where its privates are so I know where to kick in a street fight.
Thanks to Gobbule, who was banned from Facebook for posting pictures of his butt. Hehehehehe!
N165, really? Next time we should get to vote on the name.
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This is a shot (and time-lapse video) of the Mars rover Curiosity's descent parachute caught blowing around in the breeze . Thankfully, the parachute is still attached to Curiosity's protective landing shell (the white circle), so it can't blow away and wreak havoc on the red ... / Continue →
This is a self portrait taken by the Mars Rover Curiosity with Mount Sharp in the background. Presumably it's a mirror shot because I don't see the arm it used to take the pic. Fine, it's actually a composite of 55 different images. You just had to ruin all the fun, didn't y... / Continue →