Recently, Korean media reported that NASA (The National Aeronautics and Space Administration) selected BTS‘s “Mikrokosmos, “134340,” and RM‘s “Moonchild” to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. Previously, NASA confirmed that the three songs would be going to space in 2024.
— ً (@glosstannies) September 21, 2022
We already imagine it to be a party up in space!
— yawnzzn (@ilyeonjuns) September 21, 2022
The love for BTS didn’t end there, though. NASA Artemis requested poem submissions that appreciate the Moon.
Just two more days to share your poetic appreciation for the Moon during #NASAMoonSnap poetry week!
— NASA Artemis (@NASAArtemis) September 16, 2022
Naturally, ARMY thought of Jin‘s solo “Moon.” So, they submitted it on his behalf.
Can we submit “#Moon” lyrics on behalf of Jin of BTS to your #NASAMoonSnap poetry contest?
In this song, he sang about how much our Moon loves our Earth. It’s so beautiful… 🌕
Thank you for your consideration. 💜 -👽#NASA #NASAEngineer #BTS #BTSARMY https://t.co/2R3KbbLj9R pic.twitter.com/lWEzDiUNYi
— BTS NASA ARMY (@BangtaNASAverse) September 17, 2022
Of course, NASA accepted! The social media manager confessed it touched their hearts.
To all of you who suggested Jin’s “Moon” for #NASAMoonSnap: thank you.💜 The lyrics certainly made our hearts go flap-flap.
— NASA (@NASA) September 19, 2022
Having gotten the attention of NASA, ARMYs took the opportunity to ask NASA any important question. ARMYs have been debating the correct pronunciation of song and album titles this week, especially “134340.” Considering it’s named for Pluto, who better to ask than NASA? Right?
I refuse anything other than 1-3-4-3-4-0…. Even if it’s NASA 😆
— Tee~ pied🎺piper⁷ ⟬⟭🦋 (@FocusOn_BTS7) September 19, 2022
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