Leicester Uni land on Mars

The University of Leicester is involved in a NASA project which has landed a spacecraft on Mars called Curiosity.

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Out of this world: The moment played his song on the surface of Mars

Musician has made interplanetary history in the first ever planet-to-planet music broadcast.

NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity beamed his new song from the red planet to earth, playing an mp3 file to an audience of NASA engineers and students in California.

Dr John Bridges from the University of Leicester is leading a team of scientists working on project Curoisity.

Going where no humans have gone before the song made its solar system debut after travelling more than 330 million miles.

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