NASA Ares 1-x launch scrubbed -- NASA uses emoticons!(Read article summary)
NASA had to scrub the launch of the Ares 1-x mission today due to bad weather.
If you were looking forward to the launch of NASA's Ares 1-x rocket today, you're undoubtedly disappointed.
NASA is too. When bad weather forced the Ares 1-x mission to be scrubbed today, they used an emoticon to express their feelings.
It's a very detailed emoticon too. They offer up a nose in the unhappy face. They could have just used : (
Somehow the addition of the nose adds the extra disappointment they must feel.
The launch has been rescheduled for tomorrow morning at 8 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time. Here's the downlow.