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Send Your Name To Mars On NASA's Next Flight To The Red Planet for Free with NASA

  • 13-09-2021 2:18pm
    Registered Users Posts: 1,622 ✭✭✭ Patsy167

    Send Your Name To Mars On NASA's Next Flight To The Red Planet for Free with NASA -

    NASA are offering you the amazing opportunity to send your name to Mars, for FREE! This a wonderful and unique opportunity to get your name into space, and would be the perfect gift for any science enthusiast!

    Why are you reopening this opportunity?

    There was a lot of excitement surrounding the Mars 2020 mission and its Perseverance rover, which carried the names of 10.9 million people aboard. However, since the Mars 2020 opportunity closed, many people have since expressed interest in sending their name to Mars. For those who missed the chance to fly their names on Perseverance, we want to give them the chance to sign up to fly their names on a future mission to Mars.

    On what spacecraft will my name fly?

    Your name will fly on a future NASA mission to Mars in the mid-2020’s. The spacecraft hasn’t been identified but we are taking names now that will eventually be placed on a spacecraft headed to Mars.

    When will this new opportunity close?

    This opportunity will remain open and does not have a close date yet. A close date will be announced as the mission that will fly the names is identified. That’s a few years away, so in the meantime, tell your friends and family to sign up!

    What does submitting my name do?

    All submitted names are reviewed, approved and then etched onto a microchip. The microchip is placed aboard the flight which will land on Mars.


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,655 ✭✭✭ TheIrishGrover


  • Registered Users Posts: 20,168 ✭✭✭✭ odyssey06

    I got the digital boarding pass... havent got any confirmation email yet.

    "To follow knowledge like a sinking star..." (Tennyson's Ulysses)