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A charming, water-sipping Mars gets its own Google Doodle

"Staring at satellite images of Mars for inspiration made Doodler Nate Swinehart really, really thirsty," Google gushed on its blog on Tuesday, a day after NASA shared new data pointing to the presence of liquid water on the red planet.

This is just another day for Mars.


The Doodle shows a cartoonish Mars contentedly sipping a glass of water through a straw, pleasantly surprised to see us when it spins around. As The Verge noted on Monday, NASA will continue researching the Mars environment, including looking for more evidence of water — and the living organisms that might come with it.

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