terça-feira, 11 de fevereiro de 2014


Send your name to the asteroid Bennu!

NASA is inviting people around the world to submit their names to be
etched on a microchip aboard a spacecraft headed to the asteroid Bennu
in 2016.
The "Messages to Bennu!" microchip will travel to the asteroid aboard
the Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security
Regolith Explorer, or OSIRIS-REx, spacecraft. The robotic mission will
spend more than two years at the asteroid, which has a width of
approximately 1,760 feet (500 meters). The spacecraft will collect a
sample of Bennu's surface and return it to Earth in a sample return
The deadline to submit names online is Sept. 30, 2014. Participants
who submit their names to the "Messages to Bennu!" campaign will be
able to print a certificate of appreciation to document their
For more information and to submit your name, visit
Participants who "follow" or "like" the mission on Facebook
(https://www.facebook.com/OSIRISREx) will receive updates on the
location of their names in space from launch time until the asteroid
samples return to Earth in 2023. Facebook fans also will receive
mission progress and late-breaking news through regular status
For more information about the OSIRIS-REx mission, visit
http://www.nasa.gov/osiris-rex and http://osiris-rex.lpl.arizona.edu.
Questions about this opportunity should be directed to
Fontes: ANS, NASA Education Express Message -- Feb. 6, 2014
Message: 3
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2014 13:37:36 +0000
From: João Costa > CT1FBF <ct1fbf@gmail.com>
Subject: ARLA/CLUSTER: Envie o seu nome para o asteroide Bennu
To: Cluster-ARLA <cluster@radio-amador.net>
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