NASA Mohawk Guy, Bobak Ferdowsi, Impresses President Obama – Will He Get a Mohawk in Support of NASA? [PHOTO]

Internet heartthrob Bobak Ferdowsi, better known simply as "mohawk guy," has received more than his fair share of compliments this week after images of his eccentric hairdo were broadcast during the Mars rover landing, spawning a meme honoring Ferdowsi's hair. But one impressed fan probably stood out above the rest for Ferdowski - President Obama, who called the NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to personally congratulate them on their successful mission.

NASA Curiosity Rover Preparing For A 'Brain Transplant'

NASA's Curiosity rover made the perfect landing on Mars earlier this week and is now capturing pictures of the never-before seen region of the Red Planet. With the rover looking forward to spend its first weekend on Mars' surface, it's preparing for a "brain transplant," meaning transitioning to software better suited for tasks ahead, such as driving and using its strong robotic arm.

Curiosity On Mars: Give Credit To, Aeroflex, Too

Three days into its mission, the Mars Science Laboratory, known as Curiosity, is continuing to dazzle scientists and specialists with its first data reports from the red plant. Still more technology companies have acknowledged their participation in the NASA project

Watch The Landing Of NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity [VIDEO, PICTURES]

After its Curiosity rover successfully landed on Mars yesterday, NASA posted a video on Tuesday that offers viewers another chance to "relive the nail-biting terror and joy as NASA's Curiosity rover successfully lands on Mars the evening of Aug. 5." NASA's video of the Curiosity landing on Mars' Gale Crater is embedded at the bottom of this page.

Curiosity On Mars: More Than Intel Inside

Investors may not know that many of their technology companies played a huge part in the system design, software, features and functions. They include Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC), Siemens Corp. (NYSE: SI) and General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD).

NASA Lands Car-Sized Rover Beside Martian Mountain: Photos Celebrating Curiosity

NASA's most advanced Mars rover Curiosity has landed on the Red Planet. The one-ton rover, hanging by ropes from a rocket backpack, touched the Martian surface Sunday to end a 36-week flight and begin a two-year investigation. Have a look at images of the Martian surface and the happy moments at NASA following the successful landing of Curiosity.