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[b][size=5]****-A-DOODLE-DOO: NASA rovers scrawl giant willy on Mars[/size][/b]

Space cadets tittering at the mention of Uranus have a new celestial object to giggle at: A giant penis drawn on the surface of Mars by NASA robots.

[img]http://regmedia.co.uk/2013/04/24/mars_rover_oo_err.jpg[/img]
[size=3][i]Hard-up NASA in space knob outrage ... the rover's actual pic. Credit: NASA[/i][/size]

The US space agency's $820m Mars exploration rovers Spirit and Opportunity set out for Mars in 2003 and, once landed in 2004, got busy looking for signs of water, a critical building block for life, on the Red Planet.

But while the Jet Propulsion Lab's pair were driving around, they left criss-crossing tracks in the Martian sand, which appear to sketch out a crude drawing of an erect manhood and testicles.

It is thought the image was an accident, rather than the work of a puerile space boffin. A [url="http://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/1cx0wa/i_just_realized_that_nasa_drew_a_penis_on_mars/"]Redditor[/url] spotted the cosmic willy last night, prompting a huge surge of traffic to [url="http://www-robotics.jpl.nasa.gov/projects/MER.cfm"]NASA's website[/url] - which promptly crashed.

The agency's boffins lost contact with the Spirit rover in 2010 after it got stuck in the sands, but Opportunity is still going strong, wandering around a creator named Endeavour and heading towards an area dubbed Botony Bay.
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Please god let this have been on purpose :p

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Looks absolutely nothing like it, yet more pompous made-up reddit crap.

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Looks absolutely nothing like it, yet more pompous made-up reddit crap.
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Really? looks plain as day to me
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