A star is born: Mohawked NASA hottie sets Twitter hearts aflutter, marriage proposals pour in

Twitchy told you about Bobak Ferdowsi, the NASA hunk and mission flight director with the patriotic “Stars and Stripe” mohawk earlier tonight during our live coverage of the Curiosity rover landing. The landing is over, but hearts are still afire as Bobak Fever grows.

The marriage proposals are pouring in:

And it looks like he’s got some male fans, too:

Ferdowsi’s Twitter follow count exploded tonight:

Here he is talking about Saturn’s rings:

Gotta love when social media decides what’s buzzworthy and when — instead of, say, the time-warped dinosaurs who may get around to it after the next sleep cycle:

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