Mmmmmmm, I could use a corona right about now. I picture myself on a beach, relaxing on a lounge chair with a corona in hand. Then I start to feel immense heat. 'Holy shit am I hot!' I think 'where the eff is this beach located anyways?' Then realize I'm not on a beach at all, but instead am being propelled towards the sun on a probe made of marshmallows.
How did I get so off track in my thought process? Oh, errr, oh yeah, the Sun's corona, that's right. Did you know that the corona is a layer of the Sun's atmosphere? Either did I until recently, but I'll come back to that in a few. Now, back to the marshmallow probe that I'm on.
As we thrust closer and closer to the Sun through the atmosphere the marshmallow melts and flies off the probe, passing by me and missing me at narrow margins. I hang onto the probe wondering how I, myself, do not melt and fly off. I've got some crazy outfit on that looks like a normal astronaut's outfit but it's green, I mean like bright green (think fluorescent green). It's made out of something that looks similar to a what the Stay Puff marshmallow guy looked like in the movie Ghostbusters.
|This is actually me and some of my friends on segways, just in case you needed a mental picture. I'm the one in the dorky yellow helmet.|
The probe looks like a segway (see picture above). Everything but the handle bars and the platform are made of marshmallows. 'Well, at least I'm not being left behind by other astronauts this time' I think as I remind myself of the time I was abandoned by astronauts. Just as I think this I see a meteor heading right at me. I duck so that it misses me, then wake up.
I wake up to realize that I'm hot. 'Surprise, surprise' I think. When I get hot while sleeping I tend to have nightmares (see both The Abandoned By Astronauts and The Snaz Fish incidents for examples of this). This combined with the fact that I "should not be allowed to read any NASA news what-so-ever" per Binderclips - also, usually results in nightmares for me.
So, in short, Binderclips is right, I shouldn't read NASA news because it's dangerous for both him (he does have to sleep with me, again if you have not read The Snaz Fish incident, you need to) and I. BUT - I refuse to stop reading it, so - that's right folks, you can look forward to more nightmares in the future. If you're interested in reading the article I was reading click on this. Basically, in 2018 NASA is going to send a probe towards the Sun's corona to collect data about it, which, will NOT have anybody on it and probably will not be made of marshmallows.