Everyone give a warm welcome to the newest member of the Its Full of Stars project; mission specialist Whitney Dail, a.k.a. String! Her tumblr, Jumpsuits & Teleporters, is EPIC, and will be reblogged here quite often, I’m sure. Show some love and give her a follow!
“WASHINGTON – Earth to Space Station Colbert: The cosmic joke may be on NASA. Comedian Stephen Colbert, who couldn’t get his mock presidential campaign off the ground, is polling better by aiming higher. He’s convinced his many fans to write in his name in NASA’s online public vote to name a new room to be added to the international space station. So instead of NASA’s suggested choices — Serenity, Legacy, Earthrise or Venture — the space station’s new addition may wind up with the name “Colbert. “The count by mid-Tuesday had votes for the comedian just shy of 115,000 and Serenity trailing at 98,641. More than 451,000 people have voted.”