Category Archives: Space & Astronomy

Names into space (Kepler)

As part of the International Year of Astronomy 2009 activities,  NASA are offering to send your name into space with the Kepler Mission - the names and messages you supply will also become part of the permanent record of space exploration by way of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum. See and (a certificate is created at the […]

Names to the moon (LRO)

NASA are sending people’s names, entered on the LRO “Name To Moon”website (, in a chip with the LRO mission to the moon. It has been extended a few times – the last extension was till July 31 2008. See for an older article and for an example of the certificate generated. My oldest daughter loves that […]