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A couple weeks ago, a team of jet propulsion engineers landed a rover on the surface of Mars, the world caught a glimpse of Bobak Ferdowsi’s mohawk, and something very strange happened: NASA suddenly became the sexiest government organization ever. Obviously the next step was an LMFAO parody video starring a Bobak impersonator, break-dancing astronauts, and a Curiosity rover wearing an American flag bikini. Definitely worth a watch. [YouTube via The Mary Sue]

Obama Wants To Try Bobak Ferdowsi’s Famous NASA Mohawk

“I understand there is a special mohawk guy working on the mission. I thought about getting a mohawk myself but my team keeps on discouraging me. Now that he’s received marriage proposals and thousands of Twitter followers, I’m now going to go back to my team and see if it makes sense.”

–President Barack Obama confesses his funky hair aspirations in a congratulatory phone call with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab. Yep, even the commander-in-chief has joined the Bobak Ferdowsi Fan Club (of which we Amelia and I are co-presidents). And now, thanks to brilliant Twitter user @darth, we know exactly how Obama would look with the Bobak mohawk. I think he totally pulls it off. How about you? [The Atlantic]

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Bobak Ferdowsi, NASA’s “Mohawk Guy,” Is The Best At Being A Meme

A lot of great things have come from Curiosity’s mission on mars: Further recognition of human ingenuity, the promise of a better understanding of our universe, some adorable fanart. And then there’s Bobak. Flight director Bobak Ferdowsi, seen above sporting a mohawk and a smile that’ll make your knees buckle, is practically the new Ridiculously Photogenic Guy he has won the Internet’s heart so thoroughly. He’s become a meme and a symbol of nerdy hotness, and in the week since the Curiosity rover’s landing on Mars he’s receives thousands of replies on twitter–as well as a whole lot of marriage proposals. Read more…

5 Things You Need To Know About Bobak Ferdowsi, AKA NASA’s Super Hot “Mohawk Guy”

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So, how awesome was the successful landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars last night? As incredible as it was to watch space exploration happening live, we must admit we were a bit distracted–along with the rest of the nation–by a certain technician in the control room with a mohawk and immaculate bone structure. Turns out his name is Bobak Ferdowsi, and he’s the Flight Director on the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity mission. Yesterday, he was a relatively unknown NASA employee; today he’s America’s dreamboat. So let’s get to know Mr. Ferdowsi a bit better, shall we? After the jump, five Mohawk Guy facts you should know… Keep reading »

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