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Send your name to Mars with MAVEN

August 29, 2013

The MAVEN mission, which launches November 18, 2013, will carry with it the winning art and haiku entries from the Going to Mars campaign. The DVD containing the winning submissions will also bear the names of tens of thousands of people who enter their names by September 10. (Courtesy Lockheed Martin/LASP)

The MAVEN mission, which launches November 18, 2013, will carry with it the winning art and haiku entries from the Going to Mars campaign. The DVD containing the winning submissions will also bear the names of tens of thousands of people who enter their names by September 10. (Courtesy Lockheed Martin/LASP)

Members of the public have until September 10, 2013 to submit their names and travel to Mars with the MAVEN spacecraft. MAVEN is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base on an Atlas V-401 rocket on November 18th.

Name submission has closed.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Going to Mars with MAVEN campaign. We received approximately 100,000 names from across the globe to fly to Mars with MAVEN aboard the DVD!

View selected haiku messages from the contest

View student art contest winners