A Mini Cooper sized £1.6 billion robot
beginning interplanetary exploration, the $7 per head price tag
seemed suddenly a bargain.
Retro rockets reignited our passion for daring adventures
when the expected signal of confirmation created scenes of wild jubilation
not only at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Lab.
A one Martian year mission, seeking signs of
Aqua vita from a million, billion years ago.
Spirit of adventure,