Send Your Name to Mars with NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover! #NASA #Space

World Participation Map Mars 2020

This project is so much fun! We are 🤩 with the boarding passes – what an incredible design! You’ve got until September 30 to add your name to the list, but why wait when you can do it now!! From NASA:

What does submitting my name do?

All submitted names are reviewed, approved and then etched onto a microchip. The microchip is placed aboard the Mars 2020 rover, which will land on Mars.

Read more of the FAQ here and submit your name here!


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