Sir Arthur C Clarke`s DNA set to be sent into space

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013 - 17:58

Washington: NASA scientists are planning to send Sir Arthur C. Clarke`s DNA into orbit around the Sun in 2014 aboard an astonishing solar-powered spacecraft.

The flying time capsule called the Sunjammer Cosmic Archive (SCA) will carry digital files of human DNA including Clarke`s, Fox News reported.

The DNA will be in a "BioFile." Other so-called MindFiles will include images, music, voice recordings, etc, which has been provided by people all around the globe.

The tiny spacecraft of the size of a standard kitchen dishwasher will be carried as a secondary spacecraft aboard a Falcon rocket 932,000 miles from Earth, form where it will be released into space.


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First Published: Friday, June 21, 2013 - 16:37

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