ISLAMABAD: NASA will send tweets and Instagram pictures to space in a time capsule, according to the space agency.
In two years, the NASA is sending a spacecraft to the asteroid Bennu. A microchip on the spacecraft will be etched with 50 tweets and 50images, US Today report.
“Posts can be about science, engineering, technology or other subjects related to space exploration today and in 2023,” according to NASA.
Mission managers will check on the predictions in 2023 when the spacecraft returns with samples.
NASA is asking people to submit their predictions using hashtag #AsteroidMission.
“Prediction: before 2023 we will be 3D printing things in space using asteroid and/or lunar material,” one person tweeted.