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NASA can send your name to Mars on a tiny microchip watch

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    https://mars.nasa.gov/participate/se...-name/insight/

    Simply put, if you enter your name here, NASA will etch it onto a tiny 0.8mm microchip that will be transported on their InSight mission to Mars in 2018.

    They ran this before in 2015, as shown here: https://mars.nasa.gov/resources/7586/

    A spacecraft specialist in a clean room at Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Denver, where the InSight lander is being built, affixes a dime-size chip onto the lander deck in November 2015. This chip carries 826,923 names, submitted by the public online from all over the world over a 22-day period during August and September 2015.

    Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, put the names onto this tiny 0.8 cm-square (8 mm-square) silicon wafer microchip using an electron beam to write extremely tiny letters with lines smaller than one one-thousandth the width of a human hair. The dime-size chip is affixed to the InSight lander deck and will remain on Mars forever.

    Pretty nice gesture, and a thoughtful way of getting people interested in the space mission I think

    Is your name going to Mars?
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    (Original post by MrDystopia)
    Is your name going to Mars?
    It is now! :king1:
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    (Original post by AngryJellyfish)
    It is now! :king1:
    I'll see you there :moon:
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    can you also give your digits in case a Martian hottie wants to hook up ?
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    I don't want my name to go to mars.I want to go in person.
 
 
 
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