What does the successful landing of a Mars rover have to do with the Olympic games in London? Plenty, if you consider all the comparisons circulating on social media.

Users pitted the excitement of the two crowd-drawing events against one
another, debating the finer points of everything from live coverage and perfect landings to cost-effectiveness and historical impact.

If the space event and the sports event actually went head to head, here's a look at what would please the online judges: http://soc.li/4YiQvdQ
Shared publiclyView activity