The newest Mars rover, Curiosity, is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet on Aug. 5.
The rover’s descent is a big ordeal, but when the unmanned vehicle finally hits the rocky surface, the first signal beamed back to Earth will be a song written by will.i.am.
The Black Eyed Pea’s member recently told UK’s Capital FM:
“I don’t think I can talk about it, but there is a rocket going to Mars. It lands in August and when it lands it sends a signal back to show that it’s there and they will beam a signal back to Earth and that signal will be the song.”
Back in May, The Sun reported that the song will likely be a bonus track from his upcoming album #willpower.
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