Monday, December 13, 2010

Contest: NASA needs Space Rock

Here’s a contest that is out of this world.


NASA is currently looking for original submissions for its “Wakeup Song” contest.

The wakeup song has been a part of the space program since the days of the Apollo missions, and now NASA is giving you a chance to be a part of this history.

Submit your original song here by January 10, 2011.

Entries will be screened by our NASA panel. The top entries will then be posted on NASA’s website for a public vote starting on February 8, 2011.

The two songs with the most votes will be announced and played during the STS-134 mission, scheduled to launch on April 1, 2011.

This will be the 134th and final shuttle flight.

Space shuttle Endeavour will deliver spare parts including two S-band communications antennas, a high-pressure gas tank, additional spare parts for Dextre and micrometeoroid debris shields. The research center AMS-02 will also be transported for installation on the ISS. This will be the 36th mission to the International Space Station.

The STS-134 crew members are Commander Mark Kelly, Pilot Gregory H. Johnson and Mission Specialists Michael Fincke, Greg Chamitoff, Andrew Feustel and European Space Agency astronaut Roberto Vittori.

Good luck !

David Bowie – Space Oddity (1972)