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NASA's 'Mohawk Guy' To March In Inaugural Parade

NPR
Monday, January 21, 2013

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The Inaugural parade will have floats and marching bands and for science geeks, a special treat: life-size replicas of the Mars rover, Curiosity and the Orion space capsule. The biggest attraction may be marching along side of the replicas. Bobak Ferdowsi, the go to guy for last years Mars landing, told Wired magazine he'll reveal a special hairstyle just for the parade.

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. The inaugural parade will have floats and marching bands, and for science geeks a special treat - life-size replicas of the NASA Mars rover, Curiosity, and the Orion space capsule. The biggest attraction may be marching alongside the replicas: Bobak Ferdowsi, the go-to guy for last year's Mars landing, who came to be known as Mohawk Guy. He told Wired magazine he'll reveal a special new hairstyle just for today's parade. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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