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NASA Humor

As is common for NASA missions these days, the LCROSS satellite broadcast a live Twitter feed as it headed toward the Moon.

It makes me deeply, viscerally happy to report that just before it smacked into the lunar surface its last tweets were the whale bit from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Wow, 150km from the moon! #lcross
4:33 AM Oct 9th from web

“And what’s this thing coming toward me very fast? So big and flat and round,
4:34 AM Oct 9th from web

it needs a big wide sounding name like ‘Ow’, ‘Ownge’, ‘Round’, ‘Ground’!”
4:34 AM Oct 9th from web

“That’s it! Ground! Ha! I wonder if it’ll be friends with me?”
4:34 AM Oct 9th from web

(via TYWKIWDBI)

Posted in Humor, Space October 19th, 2009 by Chip
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