Curiosity Has Landed

YouTube, August 6, 2012

Relive the nail-biting terror and joy as NASA’s Curiosity rover successfully landed on Mars the evening of Aug. 5 PDT (morning of Aug. 6 EDT). See and hear the team inside JPL mission control along with a visualization of the spacecraft’s entry, descent and landing.

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  • I watched the live pre-landing show on the NASA website. The program was non-whites only.

    Black kids in school. Black kids at science challenge. They even had some Asian woman interviewing Will.I.Am. (I’m not going to waste my time googling him either).

    It was clearly meant to hide the reality and substitute it for the PC, multicultural fantasy.

    • dukem1

       The triumph of hope over experience.

      • The Verdict of History

        LIBERAL FANTASY LAND.

    • mikejones91

      Hes the idiot from that terrible group of people who CAN NOT play “music” called “Black eyed peas”> Why they interviewed him, I do NOT know.

  • IstvanIN

     Congratulations to Charles Bolden, head of NASA, for being able to organize a
    group of unfocused, rowdy whites and lead them to one of the great
    accomplishments of the 21st century. His foresight, vision, scientific
    achievement and dedication alone made it possible for NASA, a government agency
    that lost its way 30 years ago, to once again lead the world in space
    exploration.

    Thank you Mr. Bolden, just one in a long line of Negroes who
    make, and have made, America the great nation it is. We could not have done it
    without you.

  • Are you a aware of NASSA, a part of the Old Negro Space program?

    I wasn’t either until I found it on YouTube.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6xJzAYYrX8

    We’d have made it to Jupiter by now had they only allowed these colored astronauts to integrate into NASA. Let this be a lesson in the evils of a lack of diversity.

    Sarcasam folks, but the video is a hoot and worth sharing!

    • mikejones91

      I could be wrong, but I though it was “Nasa”?

      • Strider73

         Watch the video. It’s a hilarious parody of those Ken Burns propaganda “documentaries.”

    • Screamin_Ruffed_Grouse

       One of the funniest web vids of all time. I love the Space Hoopty!

  • dukem1

    I stayed up the other night and followed the landing on the ‘net.  Very nice to see all those smart people in dense pack mode.  If I was a different kind of person I guess I would have cried myself to sleep over the lack of “diversity” therein.
    The only cloud in sight was Obama’s NASA director..

  • The crazy thing is that they did all of this for ONLY $2.5 billion dollars!  Didn’t they WASTE that much on that black magnet Kansas City school with underwater labs and olympic swimming pools and recording studios?  I mean think of ALL of the money we have wasted on illegal mexicans and turd world invaders.  Think of what all of that money could have done for the space program.  We could be living on the moon or voyaging across the galaxy in the Millenium Falcon or the Enterprise.  But no, instead we are faced with the prospect of our own genocide in our own lands.  Nice.

    • Jim

      That’s a great point.  A Federal judge forced Kansas City to spend two billion bucks on its diversity program, which achieved nothing.  You know what, Kansas City could have had its own city funded space program for the amount of money they spent trying to close their achievement gap.

    • JohnEngelman

      The money wasted on that black magnet Kansas City school may have been worth it if it had prevented No Child Left Behind. Unfortunately the hope of bridging the race gap continues to inspire politicians to waste money on behalf of what cannot be achieved. No failure in that pointless effort seems to inspire any wisdom at all. 

  • anmpr1

    Where are the minorities?  Have to wait until Hollywood makes the movie version.  Only in that version the craft will be on an out of control spinning collision course with the red planet, and at the last minute the black rocket scientist, who also happens to be the lead project manager, will quickly come up with the program that saves the entire mission from doom.   Once the mission is saved, his white subordinates will start clapping and high fiving him.  At the end of the film, as he turns off the lights in mission control, the actress playing the woman scientist at 0:45 will be seen driving off with him for a long weekend, as a reward.

    • I’m sure they’ve already signed Morgan Freeman for that role.

      • mikejones91

        Idris Elba, actually. He already has first hand experience operating a space craft. Have you not seen Prometheus. Oh wait probably not, your just a racist:). To be fair, I didn’t see it either. I wanted to but reviews on “Forbes” turned me off. 

        • The__Bobster

          Why not the magic Zulu Will Smiff?  That boy can even pilot alien aircraft.

          • Didn’t Charlize Theron have sex with both of them? (in movies only, I hope). Plus she adopted a black baby. PLUS she’s South African. Libtards…

        • Up to my neck in CA

          There is a Facebook page floating other that wants Idris Elba to be the next James Bond. I could not believe how many people “liked” it!

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Great Post!  

      “At the end of the film, as he turns off the lights in mission control, the WHITE actress playing the woman scientist at 0:45 will be seen driving off with him for a long weekend, as a reward.”

      Bon

    • Djinn42

      Enter George Lucas to helm the project as director, producer, executive producer etc.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Kudos to everyone at NASA and those they outsourced to whom the president claims “didn’t build that!”

    Enjoy.  NASA’s budget has been cut, space exploration curtailed and Muslim outreach has become NASA’s new mission!! 

    “Bolden said in an interview with Al Jazeera that strengthening those ties was among the top tasks President Obama assigned him. He said better interaction with the Muslim world would ultimately advance space travel.” 

    “perhaps foremost, 0bama wanted me to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science … and math and engineering,” 

    From Scientific American:

    NASA just released its presidential budget request for 2013 and, as expected, the space agency’s planetary science program takes a big hit.

    NASA is terminating further activity on the formulation activity for the NASA/ ESA ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter 2016 (EMTGO) mission and planning for the previous NASA/ESA Mars 2018 mission concept.

    http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2012/02/13/obama-administration-proposes-big-cuts-to-nasas-mars-programs/

    The 2018 mission would have included the first direct search for life on Mars since the Viking landers of the 1970s.

    One thing left:  Did Curiosity find the American flag that Sheila Jackson Lee says our astronauts left on Mars?

    Bon

  • We may yet have that glorious mono-cultural future promised by The Jetsons; all we need is a planet to call our own, and some very brave men and women.

    • How about we ship the 3rd world to Mars and just keep Earth? 

      • Ray Bradbury covered that in “The Martian Chronicles”. Every black in the South left for the “promised land” of Mars, and all the Southern housewives were left in a panic at the reality of having to do housework and raise their own children.

  • dukem1

    Ya gotta love it!  I like AmRen because, by and large, it’s a site for folks who seem to see the world the way I do…PC BS be damned!!!
    NASA in the news…It’s like shootin’ fish in a barrel!!

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

    When I went to it on NASA’s own website, I was confused at first because I thought maybe China was in charge.

  • Tons of geeky White men, a few women and asians, no surprise there. 

    We could be mining the moon and asteroids for resources. We could have Mars colonies. We could have deep space sensors looking for asteroids that could potentially hit earth.

    Instead we have “diversity”

  • KevinPhillipsBong

    Every once in a long while I catch a glimpse of America as it should have been. Were it not for the forces of liberalism and PC, we should have seen this in 1992 instead of 2012. But still I’m happy that such things are accomplished at all. Congratulations.

  • JohnEngelman

    I saw two Orientals and several people who may have been born in India. 

    • ABM

      I bet it makes you sleep better at night.

      • JohnEngelman

        I expected more Orientals. I suspect many of the scientists were born in other countries. We do not need affirmative action to achieve diversity and inclusion. All we need is to welcome talented people from every race and nation everywhere in the world. If we do not do so we will lose our scientific and technological supremacy.

  • The Uganda Space program, Comedy Gold.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2069222/Not-exactly-NASA-Ugandan-space-chief-builds-test-craft-mothers-yard-says-shuttle-orbit-2015.html

    ‘I’ve got a jet engine on order so I’m planning to build a tunnel, put the engine at one end and when I throw a guy in he’ll float in a similar way to how he would in space.’- Chris NSamba

  • Mahound

    If it wasn’t for the fact that the europid civilization has to support this mass of strangers among us we would be a spacefaring civilization by now. It sure does put things in perspective.

    • LaSantaHermandad

      None dare speak those words Manhound! NEVER EVER suggest that this vast, violent, dysfunctional  dependent class, be it the imported or the home grown,  has ANYTHING to do with the dissolution of this society.
      Careers and lives  have been destroyed for less than that!

  • Mahound

    Or maybe buying bling and hubcaps for it all…

  • Bantu Education

    I think this is the biggest space triumph since the moon landing, except this is potentially more important since life probably once existed (or may still exist) on Mars.    The thing which spoiled it for me was the apparently appalling lack of diversity in mission control.  OK there were one or two Asian faces there but the camera crew didnt show the black geniuses we know must have been behind this scientific triumph.   I know they were there just out of camera shot calmly and patiently continuing to monitor their computer screens, in case something went awry, whilst the white nerds whooped it up like a bunch of irresponsible schookids.   Never mind folks, Hollywood will right and re-write this script so that future generations know the real truth just as they will be taught how the Greeks learned all their knowledge from the ancient black masters.                 

    • LaSantaHermandad

      Let me guess. Who’ll play the part of the person who first conceived the design of “Curiosity”? 
      Morgan Freeman, Kanye West, Dennis Haysbert, Will Smith, Ice Tea, Ice Cube, Wesley Snipes, 
      Samuel L. Jackson?

    • Strider73

      You (regrettably) could be right, but you never can tell. Despite being a flaming liberal (like the flaming red hair he used to have), director Ron Howard maintained historical accuracy in Apollo 13. No negroid darkened the Mission Control scenes, just as none darkened the real-life one. It was a pleasant surprise, to say the least.

  • It was refreshing to see all the White faces in the NASA photos.

  • LaSantaHermandad

    LOL!  You had me going there for a moment! 
    Were it not for the Boers there would BE no SA. and there won’t be soon once they’ve exterminated the people who feed them.

  • I saw more celebrating from the black parents at recent HS graduations. Then again, the accomplishments are somewhat equivalent. 

    • Strider73

      They’re just relieved that LaKeenta or Quantavious actually graduated rather than dropping out. Whether they can even read their diplomas is irrelevant.

  • Greg West

    Jebus! When did the KKK start sending rovers to the Mars?
    I hope they drive over and take a picture of the flag the Alan Sheppard planted there.

    I just hope sending all that equipment we put there doesn’t cause the planet to capsize.

    And why don’t we be naming it ” La Curiositay”?

    Generic CBC member

  • I don’t get the jubilant tone here. Blacks had been in & around Mars in UFOs during Pyramids time (some Black Pharaoh was a driver) & didn’t make much fuss about that.

    Those white people, tsk, tsk, tsk…..

  • Strider73

    Sorry, it would take at least $5000 (plus heavy sedation)!

  • Strider73

      And as for movie fiction, who doesn’t remember the film about a fake
    moon landing with the famous O. J. Simpson in a leading role?

    I remembered the film (though never saw it), but didn’t recall the title until doing a search on his filmography. Turns out this is the one, and it’s about a faked Mars mission. Supposedly this film, and OJ’s role in it, are the reasons most blacks don’t believe the moon landings ever happened. Apparently they are incapable of comprehending such concepts as lightspeed, gravity and vacuum.

    • Screamin_Ruffed_Grouse

       Kind of like their takes on concepts such as restraint, cleanliness and studiousness.

  • Up to my neck in CA