Nasa: un concorso musicale nello spazio. "Sveglia astronauti!"

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Anche nello spazio la musica ha la sua importanza. Specialmente se serve a svegliare gli astronauti in viaggio, ecco perché la Nasa, in occasione delle ultime due missioni shuttle, ha lanciato un concorso per scegliere il brano musicale che fungerà da sveglia mattutina per i prossimi equipaggi.

Se nelle missioni precedenti i brani venivano scelti da amici, familiari o dagli astronauti stessi, per la missione Discovery (per cui è prevista la partenza il primo novembre 2010) e l' Endeavour (fissata al ventisei febbraio 2011) saranno quindi i cittadini a decidere con quali note musicali dovrà iniziare la giornata nelle navicelle.

La scelta dei brani può essere effettuata sulla pagina del concorso Wakeup Song, dove la Nasa ha messo a disposizione quaranta testi già trasmessi in passato. Per chi volesse, c’è anche la possibilità di comporre e caricare brani inediti, ma ad una sola condizione: l’argomento della canzone deve essere lo spazio.

Le due canzoni vincitrici saranno la colonna sonora degli astronauti nelle ultime due missioni shuttle della Nasa. Il termine del concorso è previsto per il dieci gennaio 2011.

Marta Proietti

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