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So the Mars Curiosity Rover likes listening to Jay Z...

Get that dirt of your boulder!

(NASA/Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)

“IF YOU FEELIN’ like a pimp Rover go and brush your shoulders off… ”

The Mars Curiosity Rover is undoubtedly one of the best tweeters from space*, and it’s got good taste in music too.

The NASA craft’s latest tweet displays the first use of its dust removal tool on the red planet , and throws in a nod to some Jay-Z lyrics from his song ‘Dirt off your Shoulder’ for good measure:

Don’t know the song? Here you go (Some NSFW lyrics):


The Mars Rover has previously engaged with Britney Spears on Twitter when she asked if much had changed on the planet after she shot a video there 12 years ago:

*The Twitter account is manned from a NASA base in California

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