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Update #4

Mars Rover Song in Celebration of $10,000

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Wrote a little song about the Mars Rover (Which rover? You pick your favorite!) 

http://youtu.be/3dxA5BrNMzc

The Creator's Project wrote a piece about art and space and 'The Sky is Calling' is listed as one of the projects.

I've been working on this album for almost two years now so it's pretty exciting to me that the rest of the world suddenly thinks space is cool. What we in the know know is that space is always cool. 

Another cool thing that happened today was that I woke up in a bad mood (that was not the cool thing) and as I was leaving my house to do laundry I found a parcel on my steps.

The parcel contained a passel of gifts from The Bad Astronomer (looking rather heroic in that comic rendition)

The parcel also contained this twisted piece of meteorite which I held in my hand while I read where it came from. It felt heavy and amazing. The death of a planet and the start of a new world. Damn, space is amazing. 

About the Sikhote-Alin Meteorite

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2012/03/24/the-cloudy-impact-of-sikhote-alin/

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      Creator laura on October 29, 2012

      Brilliant! I love this.

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      Creator Boolbar on October 25, 2012

      Looks like Curiosity may come home! From BBC news : "The director of NASA's Mars exploration programme has spoken of hopes that one day the rover Curiosity might be brought back to Earth by astronauts. Doug McCuistion said it was his personal hope that humans would visit the Red Planet in the 2030s or 2040s. He said he could imagine astronauts walking up to Curiosity."

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      Creator Michael J Sullivan on October 15, 2012

      What a great collection of sounds -- love this song!!!

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      Creator Boolbar on October 11, 2012

      This song makes me happy, even though the poor Mars Rovers aren't coming home. Lovely!

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      Creator Heidi Bowles Ellis on October 9, 2012

      FANTASTIC!!!

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      Creator Chase Leipert on October 8, 2012

      That was awesome.

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