My Kid’s Going to Mars!

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Photo: NASA

The next time you want to brag about your geek kid to a friend or neighbor, try this one, “Oh yeah? Well, my kid’s name will be on Mars next year!” And you won’t be stretching the truth.

While digging around on the NASA website for materials for my son’s classroom, we stumbled upon this neat opportunity. NASA is sending a Science Laboratory rover to Mars next year and on board will be a microchip, imprinted with names of children from all over the world.

Not only can your geek kid sign up to have their name fly to the red planet, they can print out an official certificate that proves the fact.

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