NASA says: send your face to space

Jun 08, 2010
This 2009 NASA image shows Astronaut Mike Foreman, STS-129 mission specialist, waves at a camera-bearing crewmate during the second space walk of Atlantis' visit to the international Space Station. For those who don't have millions to pay to become a space tourist, NASA has rolled out a quirky souvenir that lets you to send your face (your picture and name, that is) blasting into space.

For those who don't have millions to pay to become a space tourist, NASA has rolled out a quirky souvenir that lets you to send your face (your picture and name, that is) blasting into space.

To catch a ride (almost) on a rocket, all you have to do is head to faceinspace..gov, upload your photo and choose which of the last two shuttle missions will carry around what is sure to become a memorable little memento once it is back on Earth.

Only two scheduled shuttle flights are left, so act now, as they say.

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