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American space agency, NASA has invitedspace enthusiasts and others to send their names on a mission to Mars.
NASA said that it is planning to send people’s names on the next mission to Red Planet. The agency has set Tuesday as the deadline for sending names.Nasa will launch the InSight mission to Mars, which is a robotic, stationary lander designed to study Mars geophysics in the month of March 2016.
Anyone interested can sent their names that will be embedded on a computer chip aboard the InSight lander.InSight stands for erior Exploration for Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport and is aiming to study the geophysics of the Red Planet. The mission will be launched on an Atlas V 401 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on March 4, 2016, according to the space agency.
The "fly-your-name" initiative shows individual's personal participation in Nasa's journey to Mars that will continue for several decades involving several missions.
The spacecraft was tested in various way and was also directed to deploy its solar arrays that will be used to gather energy for the mission. The probe will land on the red planet in Mars' Elysium Planitia on 20 September, 2016. The mission is expected to continue for two years after landing.