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Send Your Name Into Space on the NASA Glory Mission

Press Release From: NASA HQ
Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2008

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NASA invites you to submit your name to be included on a microchip that will be rocketed into space as part of NASA's Glory Mission, scheduled to launch in June 2009. Glory is the first mission dedicated to understanding the effects of particles in the atmosphere and the sun's variability on Earth's climate.

The "Send Your Name Around the Earth" Web site enables anyone to take part in the science mission and place his or her name in orbit for years to come. Participants will receive a printable certificate from NASA.

The deadline for submitting names is Nov. 1, 2008.

To submit names, visit http://polls.nasa.gov/utilities/sendtospace/jsp/sendName.jsp .

To learn more about the Glory mission, visit http://glory.gsfc.nasa.gov/.

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