Sagan help me. This archaeological find has emerged once again. I’m pretty sure this hoax is old enough to be in middle school by now (or grade 7 if you’re some kind of Canadian). 

Nope. Nope. Nope. MARS AIN’T CLOSE ENOUGH. It just isn’t. But, you know what is happening this month? 

The Perseid meteor shower! Do something else with that Thursday and watch the Perseids next weekend instead.


ISS Lunar Transit (201508020005HQ) by NASA HQ PHOTO on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
This composite image made from nine frames shows the International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, as it transits the moon at roughly five miles per second, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, Woodford, VA. Onboard are; NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren: Russian Cosmonauts Gennady Padalka, Mikhail Kornienko, Oleg Kononenko, and Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)