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The conspiracy theories begin: What was the mystery blotch that appears on Mars rover photo ...
Daily Mail UK ^ | 08-09-2012 | James Nye

Posted on 08/09/2012 11:28:06 AM PDT by Red Badger

Conspiracy theorists have worked themselves up into a lather over a mysterious blotch visible in the first black and white photographs taken from NASA's new Curiosity rover as it landed on Mars.

The faint but distinctive dot which can be seen on the horizon of the Red Planet was taken by a device on the $2.5 billion robot called its Hazcam and relayed by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter back to Earth.

However, two hours later when the satellite made another pass over Curiosity, the rover sent another batch of images that revealed that the blotch had eerily disappeared.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: curiosity; mars; marsrover; mystery; nasa; picture
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To: Red Badger
It's a giant sandworm poking it's head out of the ground to see what all the commotion was about.
2 posted on 08/09/2012 11:29:57 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Red Badger

Red effing ink from an agency so politically raped by liberal ideology it isn’t funny. This crap is useless at this point in this turning point of our history.


3 posted on 08/09/2012 11:31:56 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Red Badger

It’s the remnants of that “missile” from last year that managed to miss a whole continent...


4 posted on 08/09/2012 11:33:27 AM PDT by arderkrag (ABOs are Romneybot trolls. LOOKING FOR ROLEPLAYERS. Check Profile.)
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To: Red Badger

Obviously it was paranormal mars dust.


5 posted on 08/09/2012 11:33:56 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: apillar

Then all that red stuff is SPICE????.........hmmmm............


6 posted on 08/09/2012 11:35:26 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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7 posted on 08/09/2012 11:35:40 AM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Red Badger

“Oops, my bad ... forgot to take the lens cap off.”


8 posted on 08/09/2012 11:36:05 AM PDT by dartuser ("If you are ... what you were ... then you're not.")
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That damn Marvin up to his old tricks.


9 posted on 08/09/2012 11:36:27 AM PDT by arrogantsob (Obama MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: Red Badger; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Gadzooks! That mystery blotch is Sheila Jackson Lee's elbow... as she is tearing down the American Flag she said Neil Armstrong put up when Apollo 11 landed there in 1969.
10 posted on 08/09/2012 11:37:34 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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11 posted on 08/09/2012 11:37:34 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: ZX12R

I could have been a ‘Spice Blow’ caught on camera...........


12 posted on 08/09/2012 11:37:57 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: apillar

LOOK!!! THEY’VE TAKEN COMMENT #1!!! THIS IS IMPOR


13 posted on 08/09/2012 11:39:20 AM PDT by bkepley
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To: Red Badger

The fact that people are making conspiracies about a blotch is a sad reflection oh the mental state of society.


14 posted on 08/09/2012 11:39:39 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: apillar
Whoa! It says here it can only be a space... herpe!
15 posted on 08/09/2012 11:43:04 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: apillar

Clearly it is a Starbucks.

Now the Martians will be up all night.


16 posted on 08/09/2012 11:45:08 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (obozo could bring back literal slavery with chains and still he will get 85+% of the black vote)
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To: apillar
"It's a giant sandworm poking it's head out of the ground to see what all the commotion was about."

Well, we could use some of the spice to revived the manned space program.

17 posted on 08/09/2012 11:46:10 AM PDT by Truth29
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I think that was the rest of this guy's hair.

18 posted on 08/09/2012 11:48:29 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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http://www.nationalledger.com/news-tech/several-photos-show-woman-on-m-235139.shtml#.UCQF86PiF9w


19 posted on 08/09/2012 11:49:07 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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20 posted on 08/09/2012 11:49:22 AM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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