NASA Unable to Reconnect with Mars Global Surveyor

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  1. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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  2. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    It's teh Transformurs!!!!!1
     
  3. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    So, do people who think the moon landings were fake also think stuff like this Mars surveyor is fake?
     
  4. BMGFX

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    It's our only warning!!!!!
     
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    Tenebrouser Craft...or is it crap?

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    God I'm sick of wasting taxpayer money on these failed missions.
     
  6. Omnibus Prime

    Omnibus Prime I'm too old for this shit TFW2005 Supporter

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    Failed? They got eight more years out of it than they planned.
     
  7. Tenebrouser

    Tenebrouser Craft...or is it crap?

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    So what?

    They should last a long time, as much as we're spending. And what are we gaining from this?
     
  8. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    Well, you could always head to Africa or South America or one of the tiny European countries. They usually have nearly no tax money invested in space programs. Au revoir!
     
  9. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    lol.

    We're gaining some of the most valuable information about another planet in our solar system. We're gaining experience that will help us in future missions. The entire program cost $247 million dollars - about ten cents per person per year that it was in operation.

    The program was meant to go two years, it goes ten and we still complain. Heh.
     
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    Beat me to it. Well it served its purpose well after its lifespan.
     
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  12. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    I read that a few weeks ago. Easily one of their best ones in the past few months.
     
  13. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    And remember, naysayers...there are some in the scientific community that think we need to get to work colonizing & terraforming Mars ASAP b/c of global warming, overpopulation, etc. They may be right. Even if they're not (who can predict the future?) we need to develop Mars, if only because that's where we build starships (like the Enterprise D and E) in the future. (No, Star Trek isn't a religion...honest....)
     
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    Eric RIP AND TEAR!!!

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    Maybe.

    But I'm sure that they'll redo the Mars thing next week in the studio. :p  *Sarcasm*
     
  15. wavelength

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    '' i'm just a teenage space probe baby!''
     
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    Yeah, let's just sit on this stupid worthless planet for the remainder of time. Who cares what's out there, let's just close ourselves off to the universe for the sake of money.
     
  17. Pravus Prime

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    Earth is the cradle of humanity. No species spends it's entire life in the cradle.

    This is one of the few programs that is truly worth the investment.
     
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    Except for the fact that NO species has ever left "cradle" Earth.
     
  20. Mr. Jiggles

    Mr. Jiggles loves your mother.

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    Fuck future generations.
     

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