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Can’t Go to Mars? NASA’s Holographic Glasses Could Be the Next Best Thing

One small step for Man… One awesome pair of holographic glasses for Mankind.

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During this past Tuesday’s State of The Union address, President Obama oh-so-briefly touched upon an initiative that, if successful, could have a profound impact, not only for Americans, but for humanity as a whole. It’s not a tax plan, or a jobs proposal. The president talked about putting a human being on the surface of Mars.

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'We're NASA and We Know it': The Mars Rover Mission Gets a Pop Makeover

In honor of the rover, NASA 'employees' have a little fun with LMFAO's hit song.

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Looks like we're not the only ones who are pretty psyched about the Curiosity rover mission to Mars. A group of NASA employees is so proud of it that they've put their own spin on LMFAO's chart-topping "I'm Sexy and I Know it" and turned it into "We're NASA and We Know it," a catchy ode to the rover.

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Pictures from Our Robot on Mars

Check out the earliest pictures of Mars from the Curiosity rover. Well done, humanity.

Curiosity, NASA's $2.5 billion Mars rover, landed on the Red Planet at about 10:30 p.m. Pacific Time last night after an 8-month, 352 million-mile journey and successful landing at the Gale Crater. Within minutes, it started beaming images back to Earth via orbiting satellites. Here are a few of the earliest shots. Curiosity's (excellent) Twitter feed informs us that we'll be getting higher resolution, color images later this week. For now, just marvel at the fact that you're looking at pictures taken by a robot we put on a planet more than 141 million miles from our sun. This is truly one of the most interesting things humanity's up to right now.

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