Want to fly aboard the space shuttle? You can get some face time in orbit, digitally speaking, through the space agency’s “Face in Space” web project, MSNBC reports. The concept is simple enough: Choose which shuttle mission you want your data to fly on, type your name into the online form, upload a digital image if you wish, size the picture to fit inside a virtual shuttle’s window, and click the button. Your name and picture will be added to a computerized file that will be transferred to the shuttle of your choice during the mission. You can choose between STS-133 on Discovery, now due to fly no earlier than September; or STS-134 on Endeavour, set to launch in November or later…

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