NASA Offers Chance to Fly Your Name Into Space

NASA is inviting the public to send their names into orbit when the agency's Orion spacecraft launches for a test flight on Dec. 4.

Names will be be included in a dime-sized microchip aboard the spacecraft. NASA said the names will take a 4.5 hour flight around Earth before heading back. After that, the names will fly on future NASA flights to Mars.

Nearly 100,000 people have signed up. The last day to register is Oct. 31. Visit the NASA website to sign up.

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