Sunday, February 21, 2021

Spark and Awww on Mars

It is SPARK DAY

McGuffy’s who was hosting the Sparks is on hiatus.  She says “I truly do believe we are meant to be lights in this world. If we allow our light to shine, we can see where we are going. It is then that we can begin to truly see each other clearly. There is hope. Together, we can light up the entire world!

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Nellie is getting ready for Dr Seuss Day, are you?


Now Kozmo and I are AWWW-some!

 Wow! Did we have fun on the weekend!
Kozmo and I went to MARS on the Perseverance! And here are our official photos! 

This is Me, Marv at Mission control!


This is a photo I took of Kozmo in front of the new Rover!

Kozmo took a picture of me in the sand! 

And I took one of Kozmo in the sand too!

 

Actually we did this with NASA's Mars Perseverance Photo Booth.

If you would like to have a photo on Mars, this is what you can do:

  1. First find a picture that has most of your body in it.
  2. You can remove the background, by uploading the  photo to https://www.remove.bg/ 
  3. Click on the Remove Background button and then choose your photo from the File Upload dialog.
  4. When it has completed removing the background. Once done, you can download the image to your hard disk. Make sure you save it as a  .png, then it has a transparent back ground. Remember where you saved it! 
  5. Then go to the NASA Photobooth site https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/participate/photo-booth/
  6. Choose your background and Upload the image of you that you just downloaded.
  7. You will be added to the background you selected. 
  8. Click the Download button. And the picture of you on Mars will be downloaded to the Download directory on your Hard Disk. 

Have Fun! We sure did! It was just like being there for real! It's AWWW-some!

We are pawticipating in AWWW Monday's at Comedy Plus! Make sure you go to Sandee's Blog. She is TOTALLY AWWW-some! TO get there, click her button!

 Don't forget, tomorrow we post the Weekly Pet Horoscope! This week it is for February 23 - March 1, 2021!

31 comments:

  1. How cool is that!! Now you are space cats!! Astrocats!! Wait: Cats-tronauts!!

    We shall try to get *her* to put us hooligans on Mars, too!

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  2. oooh da space cat... ow you can catch that mice what gnaw at da moon every month :O) we love that spark, and we feel like tightrope artists very often...

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  3. My human needs to put me on Mars! Too bad Binga isn't still here - I could send her there! MOL

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  4. Oh we DO love your SPARK - Dr. Seuss was so wise! Also love your MARS photos! What a cool thing to do - I just might have to give that a whirl.

    Hugs, Teddy

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  5. You landed safely on Mars. Just be sure that the return trip home is well done. Marv you are in control.

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  6. Wow! You landed on Mars. Hope you have a great time.

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  7. What a cool place Mars is! I want to go too! ~Ernie

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  8. Very cool! We want to go to Mars too!!

    The Florida Furkids

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  9. Marv, if you're really smart: Stay There. We thinks it just might be friendlier, cleaner, safer, and less people-weary than ye olde mama earth ...

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  10. Oh, and while there, plant a tree! Get things going, ya know!

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  11. Wow, what amazing pictures all the way from Mars! Way too cool kitties!! We saw the landing and are so excited about what's happening in space exploration right now. Thanks for the instructions on how to get our own photos.

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  12. How fun that you got to visit Mars! It looks like you were having fun. BOL!

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  13. What a fun weekend you had. How cool to do this too. Your mom is the bomb isn't she? Yes she is.

    Thank you for joining the Awww Mondays Blog Hop.

    Have a fabulous Awww Monday and week. Scritches all around and smooches to Marv. Hug to mom. ♥

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  14. Lulu: "That sounds like a pretty quick way to get to Mars. NASA should try that next instead of going through all that bother with launching and landing!"

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  15. Marv, congrats to you and all at Mission Control on the successful mission! And I sure wasn't expecting to see Martian cats, but there they are!

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  16. Great Minds my friends: My spark is step related too.
    I love your Mars photos
    Hugs Cecilia

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  17. That's a terrific Spark and we love the Mars gang!

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  18. We should have known cats would reach Mars before humans did...

    I would like to thank you all for reading about my Josie. She was indeed well-loved, and will always be.

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  19. Great spark. And incredible photos of you all on Mars. Did you know you can purchase an acre of property on there through groupon for about $12? :) XO

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  20. That was a splendid trip to Mars for all of you. Mom says that is the only way she is ever going to the moon or Mars - photoshop her:)

    Woos - Lightning, Misty, and Timber

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  21. Oh My Cat! Wonderful! That remove Bg is Amazing! We have to do it manually with PaintShop but this was ZING! Done! Thanks. You all look great on mars by the way. Purrs

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  22. Great post and nice instructions too! Cheers!

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  23. Those are such awww worthy pictures! :) <3

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  24. Totally Epic Marv!!! I bet the Americans call it PerSEVERance for PERseverance too MOL!!

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  25. I really love the Sparks. Great idea , I enjoyed this very much. Thanks.

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  26. I see you two discovered Mars is really a big red litterbox!

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  27. We were riveted to the screen watching the landing. :)

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This is soooooo exciting! We can't waits to sees what yous writes!