NASA Mars Science Laboratory is a rover that will study Mars' habitability, and it's scheduled to launch in the fall of 2011.
It will include a microchip with the names of people who want to send their names to Mars. If you submit your name you'll get a printable certificate with an unique serial number.
Send your name to Mars
Hello from Earth:
Send a message to the exoplanet Gliese 581d, revolving around the star Gliese, about 20.3 light-years away from Earth, in the constellation Libra. The deadline is August 24, 2009. [CLOSED]
NASA will write names of people into DVDs that will be stored on board of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and the Kepler spacecraft. If you submit your name online you'll also receive a printable certificate.
Kepler is NASA's first mission capable of detecting Earth-size and smaller planets in the habitable zone of solar-like stars. To find such planets is a first step to discover alien lifeforms.
The launch date is scheduled to February 2009 and the deadline for the submission of names is November 1, 2008. [CLOSED]
Send your name to Space
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's objectives are to find safe landing sites for a future colonization of the Moon, locate potential resources, characterize the radiation environment, and demonstrate new technology.
The launch date is scheduled to October, 31 2008 and the deadline for the submission of names is June 27, 2008. [CLOSED]
Send your name to the Moon