If NASA finds water on Mars, there will be shrimp for dinner

If NASA finds water on Mars, there will be shrimp for dinner – Brief Article

LOUISVILLE, KY. — As if scientists at NASA working the Mars Exploration Rover project aren’t under enough pressure, Long John Silver’s has added to their stress.

The quick-service seafood chain promised free giant shrimp to all customers if the National Aeronautics and Space Administration finds “conclusive evidence” of a Martian ocean by Feb. 29. Mike Baker, chief marketing officer for LJS, said the company even took out an insurance policy to cover the cost of the free shrimp, which would be available to customers on March 15 from 2 p.m. to 5p.m.

Of course, the quick-service chain hedged its bet just a little. LJS defined “ocean” as “a single body of water, the surface area of which equals or exceeds 5 million square kilometers.”

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