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Video - 'We're NASA and We Know It!'

Video courtesy of Satire

When the twin Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity landed on the Red Planet back in 2004 a clueless MTV commentator made a derisive comment about the jubilant scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif. Now, eight years later, JPL has [...]

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