Space, The Final Frontier

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Dominic Owen
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Mike Bull wrote:I think we should instigate a forum sin bin for that, LOL.
One of my friends, who happens to be an amateur astronomer and avid follower of such things, has already vowed to give give me an almighty slap for when I pulled the same stunt on Facebook. :D
I didn't lie though - it's on the surface of Mars and came from another planet so is, by definition, "Extra-terrestrial".
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You've obviously not walked around my local town on a Friday night! lol
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Mike Bull wrote:The chances of anything coming from Mars are a million to one. ;)

.....he said ;)

I was with you, Mike

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Is it just me or does anyone else think "Johnny five" when you look at that photo of the Curiosity Mars Rover? :)
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It's either Johnny Five or WALL-E.

There was a very poignant XKCD strip about one of the previous generation of Mars rovers.
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D'you reckon that one day some passing freighter will be detailed to collect these things and fetch them home for a museum?
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Maybe so Bill, but the chances of anyone being able to recreate today's electronic components to repair it in 40 years' time are pretty small...

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I think NASA have already asked that anyone else returning to the Moon leave the Apollo landing sites alone!
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Some good ISS sightings coming up over the next couple of weeks.....

http://spaceflight1.nasa.gov/realdata/s ... on=England

Just select you city/town to see sighting opportunities 8-)

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