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Sometimes, You Just Have To Make Chocolate Mars Rover Cake

20 Apr 2011, 08:48 UTC
Sometimes, You Just Have To Make Chocolate Mars Rover Cake
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OK, so Astroengine has been a little quiet of late due to some uber-cool space news writing over at Discovery News, but to kick off an era of increased productivity (and not just Photoshop fun), I just had to share this superb chocolate-covered tribute to Mars Exploration Rover Spirit. Created by my mate Will Gater, [...]

It's a chocolate Mars rover! Photo credit and cake-making skills: Will Gater
OK, so Astroengine has been a little quiet of late due to some uber-cool space news writing over at Discovery News, but to kick off an era of increased productivity (and not just Photoshop fun), I just had to share this superb chocolate-covered tribute to Mars Exploration Rover Spirit.
Created by my mate Will Gater, science writer and editor of Sky at Night Magazine, this is Mars rover Spirit, complete with silica-churned (white chocolate) Mars regolith in its tire tracks. I’ll be back in the UK next week Will, I hope you saved me a slice!
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