I was probably one of many children who, when asked what they wanted to be when they grew up,  was to be an astronaut. The thought of flying in space has always intrigued me, and the possibility of walking on the moon or even on another planet would be out of this world for me.

But, I instead, chose to be a radio personality. But if you think about it, my voice carries into the air daily. Maybe not into space, though. Regardless, nowadays, as you know, there are civilians going up into space with either SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic, and others.

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Of course, unless you are a celebrity lucky enough for a free ride, it will be an expensive ride, one that most of us will not be able to afford in our lifetime. Cost in the six and seven figures. I could buy a lot of cool stuff with that kind of money, versus a 30-minute or less ride into space and back.

But, what about something of yours going into space for free? Yes, free. Well, NASA is offering you the opportunity to have your name added aboard a flight into space and around the moon and back.

According to the NASA website, Artemis will launch from the historic Launch Complex 39B from NASA's modernized Kennedy Space Center in Florida. "The mission will demonstrate our commitment and capability to extend human existence to the Moon and beyond. NASA says that Artemis I is the first in a series of increasingly complex missions that will enable human exploration of the Moon and Mars.

And your name will be on the flight around the world, along with a few million other names. For more information about Artemis I and how to send your name to the moon, visit the NASA website.

via NASA

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