McClures 'ride' to Mars

Mike McClure with his telescope beside the Sherlock Holmes/Elzie Segar statue on Swanwick Street in Chester. One leg of the tripod is blocking the K in Sherlock’s name, but incredibly creates the spelling SHERLOC, which is the abbreviation of the technology on board the Mars rover Perseverance.
Travis Lott
While many of us watched in amazement as the rover Perseverance landed on the surface of Mars last week, one Chester resident and his family were on board.
Not literally, of course, but in name for sure.
Mike McClure, his mother-in-law, wife, children and grandchildren are all listed in a microchip installed in the rover.
They received boarding passes with their names and information about the rover.
 
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