Nightly News | August 13, 2012
>>> president obama called the folks at the jet propulsion laboratory in california to congratulate them on the new mars rover . he mentioned so-called mohawk guy, the mission control staffer whose distinctive hair has gotten almost as much attention as the rover at some times. and the president asked to be notified if the rover has any company up there.
>> if, in fact, you do make contact with martians, please let me know right away. i've got a lot of other things on my plate but i suspect that will go to the top of the list.
>> by the way, the newest photos from the rover show a landscape even more astoundingly similar to the american southwest . again, it's just getting started taking pictures and video will follow.