were under increasing pressure this morning to explain how
a picture of Mars' ass appeared on a number of websites.
picture, below, appears to have been taken shortly after
the planet had gotten out of the shower and before it could
put a towel around its waist.
Crater, Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona
websites, including this one, have called on NASA to rename
the Proctor Crater, to the Proctor Crack.
astronomers responsible for taking this
picture of Mars' ass were said to be upset at suggestions
that all they do is look at the rude parts of nude planets
all day. One told our reporter:
didn't spend ten years at university studying specifically
just to see Mars' arse. It was just a happy coincidence
when it happened. It's surprisingly slappable isn't it?
astronomers had to leave the control room when the picture
first came in. One eyewitness takes up the story:
first time we saw the big blue ass on the big screen as
it came in from the probe there was a mixture of whoops
of joy and screams of shocked disapproval. Some of the
more prudish astronomers had to leave the room."
your say: What do you think? Should Mars' ass be kept
private? Or should everyone in the world be forced to look
Neb, "NASA has done it again. Why oh why oh why
are they determined to put me off my cornflakes? I saw the
ass picture in the New York Times in full color whilst eating
breakfast. Have they no shame?"
Kun, "OK so Mars has an ass. Whoop de doo. OK let
her cover it up and let's all move on. This is no way to
be running a recession."
Huy, "Would it be terribly perverted of me to ask
if NASA has any pictures of the asses of any of the smaller
Eer, "Quite a cute ass for a planet that must be
about 10 billion years old. Does he do sit ups?"