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Send your Tweets to the stars

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By Everton Gayle
Send your Tweets to the stars

<p>NASA’s <span class="caps">OSIRIS</span>-REx mission and The Planetary Society have invited Twitter and Instagram users to send images and ideas on the future of space exploration and communication.</p> <p>Your thoughts about the solar system over the next decade will be sealed in a Sample Return Capsule and sent to the asteroid Bennu. On its return in 2023 the capsule will be opened to see how the predictions have fared.</p> <p>In addition your name will be on the spacecraft, which will remain in space long after returning the Sample Capsule to earth.</p> <p>Organisers want you to think about our solar system exploration now and what we may be doing in 2023. Tweet your statement with hashtag #AsteroidMission or tag <span class="caps">OSIRIS</span>-REx on Instagram with hashtag #AsteroidMission to share your ideas as a graphic or photo.</p> <p>Posts can be about science, engineering, technology or other subjects related to space exploration today and in 2023.​</p>