|"Well it's about goddamn time..."|
|NASA's other rover, Mild Interest,|
stopped transmitting after realizing
that nobody was paying attention to it.
|Space: it's really not all that interesting,|
so like, don't get your hopes up.
"That we detect methane in the atmosphere on Mars is not an argument that we have found evidence of life on Mars, but it's one of the few hypotheses that we can propose that we must consider..."
disappointing us with science
Oh...so you've basically got nothing. Thanks NASA. And you wonder why you have to resort to shaking down billionaires just to get funding.
|Pictured: An artist's rendering of NASA's new fundraising strategy.|
|Tremble puny Martians, |
at our superior weaponry.
Look, if there's a chance of finding life on Mars, no matter how microbial and boring, we should totally go find it. Not because we're just curious about it, but because we have a burning desire to explore new frontiers. Of course we'll then probably exploit these new frontiers for financial gain, but hey, we're pretty noble up to a point...
|Behold: the mighty herds of gassy Martian cows grazing on the crimson plains of the Red Planet. |
Sure, it's not super-likely, but if it panned out the government would fund the shit out of NASA.