Mars rover Curiosity has completed its first contact with the Martian surface, successfully fondling a rock with its robotic arm. Curiosity's robotic arm probes first rock The nuclear truck arrived at the "Jake Matijevic" rock, named after a late NASA engineer, after a short drive and probed the stone with its robotic arm to …
Surely Curiosity "completed its first contact with the Martian surface" when it landed on it last month?
Re: *First* contact?
A handshake, in pollte introduction.
Re: *First* contact?
"Surely Curiosity "completed its first contact with the Martian surface" when it landed on it last month?"
It was. And don't call it Shirley.
After trying out its laser blaster and power drill, is it going to start chucking pipe-bombs and crouching behind anything that it finds?
Nah, it'll probably shine its laser on passing spacecraft. Just for the lulz.
"Blast one of those rock formations Lieutenant........"
"Cloudbase, we have a problem....."
It'll end in tears!!!
Don't you mean Death, look at what they did to me :(
On behalf of the Matijevicians...
...I utterly condemn this unwarranted and unprovoked attack on our Homerock. We vow that this is not the end of this - we will have our revenge on you militant earthlings one day, and sooner than you think!
Re: On behalf of the Matijevicians...
... but were unexpectedly swallowed by a small dog ;-)
Blast more of that dammed planet, soon Venus will be the object of your desires.
drive-by weapon test!!!!
See, that's what happens when start listening to Will-I-am
See now you know why they invade the Earth in the future
Nuclear powered truck
Atomic cars have arrived, but they have a top speed of around 1.5 inches a second.
Too little, too late.
intergalactic zimmer frame
Curiosity rover reminds me of mr herbert in family guy.
Stop the silecophiles!
Martian police: "OK, rock, show us on the pebble where the nasty space probe touched you."
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