The successful landing of the Curiosity Rover on Mars last weekend was a genuinely thrilling event, and the excitement has spawned not just the well-deserved technical plaudits but the emergence of entire memes. Now we have a sarcastic rover on Twitter, JPL engineers on the popular Wait Wait Don't Tell Me radio news quiz, and of course the awesome Mohawk Guy. (He even has his own T-shirt.) And now a Seattle-based crew has created this viral tribute video:
Nothing like a bit of street cred to make space exploration cool again! Enjoy your weekend.