The first Mars photo from Perseverance. Very cool

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    In case some don't know, this isn't the very first pictures from Mars ever. They've been taking pictures ever since they sent the Curiosity Rover in 2011. Not sure when exactly it landed. So, I don't get the wanting to jokingly put pics of aliens as if we've never taken any pics of Mars. I could understand if it was the first pics ever.

    https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/images/index.html
     
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    Hey NASA

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    Has lost a few pics.
    If you find them, you know what to do.
    Screenshot_20210221-101707_Chrome.jpg

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    As I remember, a UK Mars bar was a US Milky Way, or was it the other way around? Then the Marathon bar was renamed Snickers.
     
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    But it’s the first picture of life on Mars. Most exciting thing in a long while I’d say.
     
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    Mars is far away.
     
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    Mars is John Carter’s favorite vacation spot! I can see why!
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    Actually, here’s the first photo.

    Bill, tgo

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    LMAO

    Funniest thing I've seen in a long time.
     
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    Mars photography has even a longer history. Viking 1 on July 20, 1976.

    https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/first-photograph-taken-on-mars-surface
     
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    Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space. ~ DA
     
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    Space is, depending on who you choose to ‘follow’ on the subject either infinite, curved on itself or finite. We simply can’t contemplate the numbers. I struggle with the ‘finite’ theory. If there’s a brick wall with a sign ‘end of space’ there’s something beyond it................in this context even a complete, total vacuum void is something!