Sunday, October 1, 2023

The NASA campaign that allows you to send your name to Jupiter

Traveling to the furthest corners of space is still a chimera for man, who could only set foot on the moon while preparing to land on Mars. However, NASA is now offering citizens the opportunity to be closer to the firmament through something He sent to Jupiter’s moon Europa.

The US space agency is offering this opportunity with the campaign Message in a Bottle, first published in Spanish and not only in English. Thanks to this initiative, the collected names and an original poem dedicated to the Europa Clipper ship will travel billions of kilometers to the moon the largest planet in the solar system.

Names received before December 31, 2023, 11:59 p.m. EST are recorded on a microchip, along with a poem by Ada Limón entitled “In Praise of Mystery: A Poem for the Spaceship Europa”. This component will travel aboard the Europa Clipper.

The mission, currently under construction, will begin its journey to Jupiter’s moon Europa in October 2024 and examine whether the ocean that is believed to lie beneath Europa’s icy crust could harbor life.

The campaign launched in June is inspired by NASA’s long history of inspiring spacecraft that have explored the solar system and beyond.

“The new Spanish-language ‘Message in a Bottle’ website will help NASA share the opportunity to participate in Europa Clipper’s voyage.” even more people from all over the world, said Nicola Fox, deputy administrator at NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington.

And he added, “Guarantee that.” Our resources are accessible For everyone who wants to learn more and participate in this incredible journey to discover habitable worlds beyond our planet, this is an important step forward towards truly making space for everyone.”

Participants are also allowed on the Spanish side to Create and download a customizable store (an illustration of each name in a message in a bottle with a background image of Europa and Jupiter) to commemorate the experience. Additionally, NASA encourages attendees to share their excitement on social media using the hashtag #SendYourName.

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