There be guns in Mars!
Astronomer Joe White could hardly believe his eyes while studying footage beamed back from the planet by NASA’s Curiosity rover.
The 45-year-old, from Bristol, spotted what seems to be an old-fashioned pistol lying on the face of the Red Planet.
The handle and barrel of the gun-shaped rock are clearly defined, sitting amongst much smaller pieces of rubble on the surface of Mars.
“This object is about five to eight inches long and looks very much like an old flintlock pistol with a trigger, barrel and handle clearly visible.
OK., you can stop laughing now, they are being serious.
But just imagine the downfall. The Conspiracy Theory people are gonna have multicolored kitties, specially after Senator Ted Cruz became the chairman of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Science, Space, and Competitiveness which oversees NASA. Obviously a Libertarian/Conservative/Tea Party conspiracy to bring the invasion of the planet and the resurrection of Ronald Reagan.
In New York, Everytown and Moms Demand are trying to figure out how to send the No More Names tour bus all the way to Mars. I figure they are talking to either the Russians or the Virgin Atlantic guy and they may end up sending a black Golf cart with a Moms Demand T-Shirt and beer cozy.
The good news? There is one NRA member who lost that gun and now he is very happy it was found!
Hat Tip to Bryan K.