WASHINGTON – As NASA celebrated the debut of its first Mars rover earlier this month, space nerds celebrated the arrival of a new icon: Bobak Ferdowsi.
The mohawked flight director instantly made a splash with his black and red ‘do, which also features little stars on the side. He inspired a new Tumblr, online marriage proposals and even a shout-out from President Obama, the Huffington Post reports.
But it doesn’t end there.
A group of Seattle filmmakers created a new ode to Ferdowsi in the form of a YouTube video. They reworked the LMFAO song “Sexy and I Know It” into “We’re NASA and we know it.”