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A name for MSL, MSL
punkboi
post May 4 2009, 11:37 PM
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The name for MSL should be announced any day now.


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James Sorenson
post May 5 2009, 06:56 AM
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I was just listening to the JPL Ustream open house in the SAF. I don't know if this is a mistake or not, but at around 10 minutes into the stream, Mike Watkins says that MSL will get a name in the next couple of months huh.gif.

http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/1457035
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post May 5 2009, 07:56 PM
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Sigh.

I guess it's difficult to choose from such awesome names as Perception, Journey and Adventure. rolleyes.gif


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post May 23 2009, 10:46 AM
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When you see it, only "Big Ass Rover" seems really appropriate (with that nuclear powerplant sticking out the back)... - The abbreviation isn't bad either.
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post May 27 2009, 02:44 PM
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And the winner is...Curiosity... rolleyes.gif


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post May 27 2009, 02:52 PM
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Article - [link]

Color me 'unimpressed.' But still, great education and outreach... and that's the important thing. Hopefully the name will grow on us as the months pass by.


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post May 27 2009, 03:00 PM
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Well, like Opportunity it has far too many syllables for everyday use. Luckily it shortens nicely to 'Curie'. wink.gif


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post May 27 2009, 03:04 PM
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This is my pre-emptive 'don't bitch and moan' warning.

It is what it is. Few people liked Spirit and Opportunity to begin with.

At least it now has a name - time to change the sub-forum title smile.gif
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post May 27 2009, 03:28 PM
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QUOTE (djellison @ May 27 2009, 09:04 AM) *
This is my pre-emptive 'don't bitch and moan' warning.


Haha, lay down the law! laugh.gif


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post May 27 2009, 03:33 PM
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Curiosity has landed!
Curiosity has passed the 10 km mark!
Curiosity has found signs of water!
Curiosity is stuck in a sand pit!
Curiosity has freed itself from the pit!

Meh, it works I guess. smile.gif


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post May 27 2009, 03:35 PM
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QUOTE (djellison @ May 27 2009, 08:04 AM) *
This is my pre-emptive 'don't bitch and moan' warning.

If that's the way you feel you should just close the thread.

Is the expression "curiousity killed the cat" common in other countries or just the US?


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Norm Hartnett
post May 27 2009, 04:49 PM
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QUOTE (mcaplinger @ May 27 2009, 07:35 AM) *
Is the expression "curiousity killed the cat" common in other countries or just the US?

wheel.gif No no! Don't tell me that Curiosity has run down one of the terribly rare Martian Sandcats! wheel.gif

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post May 27 2009, 04:57 PM
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QUOTE (mcaplinger @ May 27 2009, 04:35 PM) *
If that's the way you feel you should just close the thread.


OK.
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