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Are you on the moon?  NASA will name people after the star;  Send your

Are you on the moon? NASA will name people after the star; Send your

You may not go to moonBut it could be your name. It is now possible to submit your name there, thanks to a robot created by NASA.

We are talking about the VIPER vehicle, which is supposed to be launched at the end of this year, with SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket.

The space agency started an advertising campaign called “Submit your name with VIPER.” The action aims to attract people who would like to be, in some way, on Earth's natural moon Land.

For this to happen, it's very simple, you need to fill out the online registration with name, surname and PIN.

Next, simply verify your virtual boarding pass with your ID. NASA will collect them and send them to the rover.

Where can I buy a ticket?

Example of a person's identification ticket issued by the space agency – Image: NASA/Reproduction

To create a ticket, just log in to the website “Send your name with VIPER” Then enter the required data by March 15.

This is not the first time NASA has taken such action. This also happened when the Orion spacecraft was launched on the Artemis 1 mission. More than 3 million names were sent into lunar orbit.

rover model

Rover VIPER is the English abbreviation for Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover. It will be sent to a location near Nobile crater, which is located at the star's south pole.

This location was not chosen by chance. According to NASA Associate Administrator Nicola Fox, there's a reason for that.

“Our names will travel as VIPER navigates the rugged terrain of the Moon's south pole and collect valuable data that will help us better understand the history of the Moon and the environment to which we plan to send astronauts. [do programa] Artemis says.

VIPER is expected to remain active on the Moon for approximately 100 days using… Solar Panels And batteries to keep it running. It is prepared to face extreme temperatures and conditions.

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For example, the spacecraft is expected to collect important data about features of the lunar crust, such as ice and other natural resources.