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Switch to Desktop Site, NASA team up for first song from Mars (+video) and NASA will debut 'Reach for the Stars' Tuesday. The new single will be beamed from the NASA Curiosity rover.

JPL and challenge young students to reach for the stars.
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Bruno Mars move over. has got a new single coming direct from Mars, the first-ever song to debut on another planet.

The Mars Curiosity mission has something for everyone: Cool pix, lasers blasting rocks, and now the music of the spheres.

"Reaching for the Stars" will be broadcast from the red planet at 4 p.m. EDT Tuesday.

The broadcast will be part of a NASA educational event for students at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif.

According to NASA, members of the team that successfully landed the rover on Mars earlier this month will explain to students the mission and the technology behind the song's interplanetary transmission. will then premiere "Reach for the Stars," a new composition about the singer's passion for science, technology, and space exploration.'s Foundation, in partnership with Discovery Education of Silver Spring, Md., a provider of digital resources to kindergarten through grade 12 classrooms, will announce a new science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics initiative featuring NASA assets such as the Mars Curiosity Rover.
The event will be streamed on the agency's website and broadcast on NASA TV.


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