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  1. Groundman One

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    Some kinda awesome! :cheers:

    Another successful landing on Mars today. And this little sucker is going to dig 16' into the surface and analyze the results.

    Very, very, very cool! :cool:

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    Didn't they ask the Canadians for directions?
     
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    A guy in Manitoba pointed up.
     
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    1Alpha1 100% USDA certified abnormality-free.

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    Depends on who's looking for me.....and why.
    Lots and lots of money and effort going to waste AFAIC. :dizzy:

    Oh, and by the way, that picture was shot in a very remote area of Nevada.
     
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    Roosians are investigating whether America actually landed on the moon:havingarest:
     
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    Have you seen the movie "First Man"? Pretty good, and sad.
     
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    unclemoustache My 'stache is bigger than yours.

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    Not bad for a nation that still uses the Imperial system. ;)
     
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    The Father of Modern Space Flight was a German:cool:

    Wernher von Braun
     
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    the old imperial gallon here was 160 fluid ounces, your yankee gallon
    (imperial) was less.
     
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    Wife is watching War of the worlds right now.:crazy2:
     
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    The Tom Cruise version? I thought it was good fun.
     
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    So...you had 40 oz. quarts?
     
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    Born German, naturalized American...FWIW.
     
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    1Alpha1 100% USDA certified abnormality-free.

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    Depends on who's looking for me.....and why.
    I read somewhere on the internet that we never made it to the moon.

    Case closed...............:popcorn2:
     
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    Keep looking. I found a posting by a stowaway on a moon shot that swears it was real.
     
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    Yes.:baba: I like the 1953 version much better.:numberone:
     
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    A Mars Insight lander selfie.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Hey, where's the flag? th-4.jpeg
     
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    A metric fanatic...was my point...besides beats the dungeons of the KGB
     
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    We never went to Mars.

    But we landed a manned spacecraft on the sun years ago. Someone asked how we did that and not burn up. C'mon... we went at night. :rolleyes:
     

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