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NASA is sexy and we know it (VIDEO)

Thursday - 8/16/2012, 11:27am  ET

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."

Check it out below:

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