Wish upon the moon - Selene

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Want to have your name on the moon? It's possible.

"The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) plans to launch the lunar orbiter “SELENE� on a H-IIA Launch Vehicle from Tanegashima Space Center in the summer of 2007.

The SELENE is an artificial satellite that aims to collect closely featured scientific data on “The formation of the moon and its transitional history up to today,� which is the biggest lunar exploration project since the Apollo Project.

JAXA will accept from the public names and messages to deliver to the moon aboard the SELENE. Please send us your wishful messages."

Please apply by sending in the “name� and “message� you want to deliver to the moon aboard the SELENE.
Name: Under 10 Japanese characters (Under 20 letters in English)
Message Length: Under 20 characters (Under 40 letters in English)

* Your names and messages will be engraved on sheets and attached to the satellite. In order to carry as many messages as possible, we have set a limitation on the message length.

Application Period: Friday, December 1, 2006 to Wednesday, January 31, 2007