The most important thing is that man — not the automatic machine — is the primary system in space flight.
Apollo astronaut Edward White
Folks, read Megan Garber’s amazing piece for The Atlantic about the humanization of Curiosity (the rover and the feeling). It’s just freakin’ brilliant.
We put ourselves on another planet, in more ways than one. Ugggghhhhhhh that is just too amazing. (It’s also why I wrote this)