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Mon January 21, 2013
NASA's 'Mohawk Guy' To March In Inaugural Parade
Originally published on Mon January 21, 2013 9:01 am
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 National Public Radio.