NASA’s Curiosity Rover reminded President Barack Obama on Thursday that his signature has been to Mars.
The photo accompanying the tweet shows an aluminum plaque on Curiosity’s deck that bears the signatures of several U.S. officials, including Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
The photo was taken by the Mars-exploring rover’s Mars Hand Lens Imager during its 44th Martian day on the planet — Sept. 19, 2012. Obama is the nation’s 44th president.
When she was a sixth-grader, Clara Ma of Lenexa, Kan., wrote the winning essay that named the explorer Curiosity. She got to write her name inside the craft with a marker pen.
Other plaques with noteworthy signatures adorn the platforms of NASA’s Spirit and Opportunity rovers.
“That is out of this world,” Obama tweeted in response to NASA’s message on Thursday.
Teen Vogue dubbed POTUS’s tweet “the perfect dad joke.”
“President Barack Obama’s days in office are coming to an end, but he won’t leave the White House without sneaking in a few more dad jokes to cap off his presidency,” said Teen Vogue. “After all, he may have been the corniest dad-in-chief to ever grace the Oval Office. He started off his farewell address to the nation earlier this week with a lame-duck dad joke, often showcased his cringe-worthy (to Sasha and Malia) dance moves, and don’t even get us started on his yearly turkey pardoning.”
But those cringe-inducing moments will not be forgotten, wrote the teen publication.
“We’ll miss you, dad,” it wrote.