“It’s a surprise,” he said in an interview with Wired. "I can’t tell you [what it is], but it’s going to be something fun for the occasion, I think it’s going to be fun for everyone there.”
Ferdowsi's famous stars-and-stripes Mohawk stole the show during Curiosity's Mars landing Aug. 5 and earned the 33-year-old engineer a fan base of over 40,000 followers on Twitter.
In regards to his inauguration surprise, Ferdowsi refused to get into details.
“It’ll be something related to the event going on, that’s all I’m going to say,” he told Wired.