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Will.I.Am Teams With NASA to Broadcast Song From Mars

New tune 'Reach for the Stars' is part of an educational event

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August 27, 2012 1:10 PM ET

Will.I.Am has teamed with NASA and Discovery Education for a special educational event that includes a new song that will be broadcasted from the Curiosity rover on Mars. "Reach for the Stars," a cosmic tribute from the Black Eyed Peas leader, will premiere at a special event tomorrow starting 1 p.m. PDT at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

For more information, including a live stream of the event, visit NASA's website.

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