Curiosity Rover update

Remember that frankly bonkers video I showed about how they hope to land the next scientific probe on Mars this coming August? Well, here are some of the lunatics who designed it, explaining their thinking:

What could possibly go wrong?

Richard Carter

A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation.


  1. Incredible... and so good that NASA has the wit to put this out with the engineers tacitly acknowledging that it remains, after all the calculations, a bugnutty batshit crazy idea (to borrow a term from Penn Jillette). Go Curiosity!

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