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Ipparchus
post Jun 14 2008, 08:27 AM
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wheel.gif I think MSL should be given a better name! Like what it was done with the MER rovers(Spirit-Opportunity). We could propose some! I propose the names "Eureka!" and "Innovation". What about you? We could then(after some months maybe) vote for the best of them!


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stevesliva
post Jan 4 2009, 03:50 AM
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Just call it Tim.
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- Ipparchus   A name for MSL   Jun 14 2008, 08:27 AM
- - As old as Voyager   How about 'Leviathan' due to MSL's mon...   Jun 14 2008, 08:44 AM
- - peter59   I propose name "INVINCIBLE". Name is bas...   Jun 14 2008, 09:15 AM
- - ngunn   Great book. Not sure the name is very auspicious, ...   Jun 14 2008, 10:05 AM
- - dmuller   MUV ... the Martian version of the Earth's SUV...   Jun 14 2008, 10:27 AM
- - djellison   'MSL' will do probably. But with a laser ...   Jun 14 2008, 11:53 AM
- - nprev   Okay...Mister MSL. I'd like to see an entire h...   Jun 14 2008, 03:55 PM
- - centsworth_II   I still like "Ms. L". We just have to f...   Jun 14 2008, 04:25 PM
- - nprev   Uh...."Large?" I dunno. Anthropomorp...   Jun 14 2008, 04:30 PM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (nprev @ Jun 14 2008, 11:30 AM) ......   Jun 14 2008, 05:19 PM
|- - PFK   QUOTE (nprev @ Jun 14 2008, 05:30 PM) I d...   Jun 15 2008, 12:10 AM
- - dvandorn   I can hear the commercials now.... "SUNDAY...   Jun 14 2008, 04:32 PM
- - nprev   Yep. As I said a few months ago, I've already ...   Jun 14 2008, 04:38 PM
- - dvandorn   In all seriousness (well, at least partial serious...   Jun 14 2008, 04:50 PM
|- - ngunn   QUOTE (dvandorn @ Jun 14 2008, 05:50 PM) ...   Jun 14 2008, 10:52 PM
- - helvick   I second Doug's call for the MSL team to have ...   Jun 15 2008, 06:19 AM
- - centsworth_II   MARVIN the MARs maVIN.   Jun 15 2008, 06:37 AM
|- - jabe   QUOTE (centsworth_II @ Jun 15 2008, 07:37...   Jun 16 2008, 01:37 PM
- - Pavel   I don't think geeky names like "Marvin...   Jun 16 2008, 02:58 PM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (Pavel @ Jun 16 2008, 10:58 AM) Man...   Jun 16 2008, 03:26 PM
- - charborob   If you try to pronounce MSL, you get "Muscle...   Jun 16 2008, 03:17 PM
|- - mchan   QUOTE (charborob @ Jun 16 2008, 07:17 AM)...   Jun 16 2008, 08:23 PM
- - Ant103   And what about name like "Hope"?   Jul 15 2008, 11:31 PM
|- - nprev   QUOTE (Ant103 @ Jul 15 2008, 04:31 PM) An...   Jul 16 2008, 02:45 AM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (Ant103 @ Jul 15 2008, 06:31 PM) An...   Jul 16 2008, 05:32 AM
- - vmcgregor   I predict a MSL naming contest is coming soon   Jul 16 2008, 02:39 AM
|- - climber   QUOTE (vmcgregor @ Jul 16 2008, 04:39 AM)...   Jul 16 2008, 11:24 AM
- - dvandorn   I dunno -- I'm overwhelmed with an image of ou...   Jul 16 2008, 06:58 AM
- - Phil Stooke   I'm thinking 'Canyonero' Phil   Jul 16 2008, 05:16 PM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (Phil Stooke @ Jul 16 2008, 01:16 P...   Jul 16 2008, 08:13 PM
- - Stu   My ideal name would be "Lewis and Clark...   Jul 16 2008, 08:19 PM
|- - SFJCody   QUOTE (Stu @ Jul 16 2008, 08:19 PM) My id...   Nov 20 2008, 08:40 PM
- - nprev   Sounding like a broken record, I know, but still g...   Jul 16 2008, 10:13 PM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (nprev @ Jul 16 2008, 04:13 PM) Sou...   Nov 19 2008, 05:03 PM
|- - mcaplinger   QUOTE (ElkGroveDan @ Nov 19 2008, 09:03 A...   Nov 19 2008, 06:25 PM
|- - climber   QUOTE (mcaplinger @ Nov 19 2008, 07:25 PM...   Nov 19 2008, 06:54 PM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (mcaplinger @ Nov 19 2008, 12:25 PM...   Nov 19 2008, 07:02 PM
|- - mcaplinger   QUOTE (ElkGroveDan @ Nov 19 2008, 11:02 A...   Nov 19 2008, 07:18 PM
- - djellison   Technically, I think Carl has been honored in that...   Jul 16 2008, 10:15 PM
- - nprev   Yeah, I thought of that, but unfortunately Pathfin...   Jul 16 2008, 10:26 PM
- - Vultur   Burroughs? Wells?   Nov 11 2008, 06:37 AM
- - djellison   Richard Cook mentioned a naming contest in his Von...   Nov 11 2008, 08:21 AM
- - mps   MSL naming contest announced: http://marsrovername...   Nov 19 2008, 08:33 AM
- - ilbasso   For my money, it needs to be something like Intimi...   Nov 19 2008, 02:23 PM
- - mcaplinger   The contest is only open to US students in grades ...   Nov 19 2008, 03:14 PM
|- - dvandorn   QUOTE (mcaplinger @ Nov 19 2008, 09:14 AM...   Nov 19 2008, 04:12 PM
|- - climber   QUOTE (dvandorn @ Nov 19 2008, 05:12 PM) ...   Nov 19 2008, 04:23 PM
- - djellison   Nuclear power and a laser beam? "Sir" ...   Nov 19 2008, 05:20 PM
|- - ugordan   I, for one, welcome our new laser-wielding overlor...   Nov 19 2008, 05:22 PM
|- - dvandorn   QUOTE (djellison @ Nov 19 2008, 11:20 AM)...   Nov 19 2008, 06:36 PM
- - PhilCo126   Judging its camera = Gort ( robot from The day th...   Nov 19 2008, 05:59 PM
- - Gonzz   Chuck Norris   Nov 19 2008, 06:01 PM
- - djellison   Now now children   Nov 19 2008, 07:24 PM
- - Enceladus75   Some Suggestions: Powell AresLab Barsoom Mars Mo...   Nov 19 2008, 07:53 PM
|- - PFK   QUOTE (Enceladus75 @ Nov 19 2008, 08:53 P...   Nov 20 2008, 06:37 PM
- - ilbasso   Elvis. Just to hear the NASA Public Affairs perso...   Nov 19 2008, 07:58 PM
|- - vmcgregor   QUOTE (ilbasso @ Nov 19 2008, 11:58 AM) E...   Nov 21 2008, 05:16 PM
- - Enceladus75   Hmmmm...given the power of the MSL What about ...   Nov 19 2008, 08:00 PM
|- - peter59   QUOTE (Enceladus75 @ Nov 19 2008, 09:00 P...   Nov 20 2008, 04:32 PM
- - jekbradbury   QUOTE (ElkGroveDan @ Nov 19 2008, 01:03 P...   Nov 19 2008, 09:38 PM
- - imipak   QUOTE (Stu @ Jul 16 2008, 09:19 PM) My id...   Nov 19 2008, 10:58 PM
- - nprev   It's my ONLY hope at immortality: Nuclear-Powe...   Nov 20 2008, 02:33 AM
- - CosmicRocker   QUOTE (mcaplinger @ Nov 19 2008, 09:14 AM...   Nov 20 2008, 06:11 AM
|- - MahFL   What about the female explorer.... Alexandrine Tin...   Nov 20 2008, 02:18 PM
- - Gonzz   Since it's powered by a RTG, why not use the n...   Nov 20 2008, 03:04 PM
- - djellison   Marie Curie is already the name of a Rover. Sadly...   Nov 20 2008, 04:15 PM
- - ElkGroveDan   I've been saying those wheels are the size of ...   Nov 20 2008, 04:45 PM
- - dvandorn   Along the beer keg line, we could use the followin...   Nov 20 2008, 05:00 PM
- - PhilCo126   BIS Spaceflight magazine has time sequence photos ...   Nov 20 2008, 07:01 PM
- - djellison   Scarecrow is the name of that mobility test vehicl...   Nov 20 2008, 07:20 PM
- - elakdawalla   Yeah, those were proposed by a huge percentage of ...   Nov 20 2008, 10:35 PM
- - Phil Stooke   Tsk, Emily - didn't you tell us not to refer t...   Nov 21 2008, 12:04 AM
- - elakdawalla   *sigh* it's really kind of hard to ignore!   Nov 21 2008, 12:10 AM
- - Doc   I think we have to try and reaquire some 9 year ol...   Nov 21 2008, 03:43 AM
- - elakdawalla   Actually 9-year-olds can be quite serious. It...   Nov 21 2008, 04:09 AM
- - nprev   ...yep, the brain chemistry definitely does change...   Nov 21 2008, 04:40 AM
- - djellison   It doesn't change - it just goes AWOL for 5 ye...   Nov 21 2008, 09:28 AM
- - nprev   It also tends to vaporize in middle age for males,...   Nov 21 2008, 09:50 AM
- - stewjack   I bet someone else already thought of this one ...   Nov 21 2008, 05:09 PM
- - centsworth_II   Wall-E grew up and became Wall-TER. (Wheeled all-T...   Nov 21 2008, 10:02 PM
- - algorimancer   I rather like insect names, considering the RTG ap...   Nov 27 2008, 04:02 PM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (algorimancer @ Nov 27 2008, 11:02 ...   Nov 27 2008, 04:37 PM
||- - Hungry4info   QUOTE (centsworth_II @ Nov 27 2008, 10:37...   Nov 27 2008, 08:46 PM
||- - BrianL   QUOTE (Hungry4info @ Nov 27 2008, 02:46 P...   Nov 27 2008, 09:05 PM
|- - BrianL   QUOTE (algorimancer @ Nov 27 2008, 10:02 ...   Nov 27 2008, 06:57 PM
- - Oersted   Call me boring, but.... "Explorer" sound...   Jan 3 2009, 01:35 AM
|- - Hungry4info   QUOTE (Oersted @ Jan 2 2009, 07:35 PM) Ca...   Jan 3 2009, 02:56 AM
- - sci44   If Mike Griffin *really* wants to keep in with the...   Jan 3 2009, 10:55 AM
- - Stu   Well, seeing as the ************ thing is everywhe...   Jan 3 2009, 11:52 AM
- - ElkGroveDan   I've always been fond of Vespucci as an explor...   Jan 3 2009, 05:12 PM
- - sci44   Ok, so far on this thread we have:- Eureka!, ...   Jan 3 2009, 07:39 PM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (sci44 @ Jan 3 2009, 11:39 AM) Perh...   Jan 3 2009, 08:11 PM
- - djellison   Seconded.   Jan 4 2009, 12:50 AM
- - stevesliva   Just call it Tim.   Jan 4 2009, 03:50 AM
- - nprev   I keep telling you guys: Nuclear-Powered Roving Ex...   Jan 4 2009, 06:19 AM
|- - sci44   QUOTE (nprev @ Jan 4 2009, 06:19 AM) I ke...   Jan 4 2009, 11:18 PM
- - dvandorn   I'm just waiting for someone to target a rover...   Jan 5 2009, 01:23 AM
- - mps   QUOTE (dvandorn @ Jan 5 2009, 03:23 AM) O...   Jan 5 2009, 10:31 AM
- - DEChengst   Calimero. Because Mars is big and MSL is small and...   Jan 5 2009, 06:07 PM
- - stevo   Is it not called Bruce, then? . . . . That's g...   Feb 10 2009, 03:43 PM
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