added: 1 Mar 2013 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Thirty Seconds To Mars' new single 'Up In The Air' was launched into space today.
The band members were in Florida to watch the launch of the second SpaceX cargo mission to the International Space Station.
The company's Falcon 9 rocket carrying its Dragon cargo capsule left today at 10:10 a.m. EST from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and was filled with more than 1,200 pounds of scientific experiments and cargo ' and the first copy of 'Up In The Air.'
For more info click here. Full details and updates on the mission are also available on NASA's website at http://www.nasa.gov/station.
The band will visit Mission Control Houston for a Q&A with Tom Marshburn, one of the astronauts aboard the space station. The Q&A, scheduled for Monday, March 18, will be broadcast live online with details available shortly at http://www.thirtysecondstomars.com
'Up In The Air' will premiere worldwide that day and be commercially available at all digital retailers the following day, March 19.
'Up In The Air' is the first single from the band's fourth studio record, which will be released later this year. The album follows their acclaimed LP 'This Is War', which they toured for two years, selling out arenas around the globe and playing over 311 shows in nearly 60 countries on six continents to an astounding three million people ' breaking the Guinness World Record® for most shows played during a single album cycle.