NASA announced this week that their Mars Opportunity Rover finally crossed the rainbow bridge into robot heaven, and we’re just slightly upset about it. I mean, I still can’t watch the end of ‘My Iron Giant’ without ugly-crying, so of course the death of a little robot 33.9 million miles away fucked me up more than it should have. Did you guys see what her last words were?!?
“My battery is low and it’s getting dark.”
Shit’s rough, man. But if there’s anything good to come from Oppy’s demise, other than it being one of the most impressive and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration, it’s the memes.