Robert Downey Jr. talks NASA naming

The superstar actor took to the stage at a Rolling Stones concert to announce that NASA had named a Mars rock after the iconic band.
2:29 | 08/24/19

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Transcript for Robert Downey Jr. talks NASA naming
And I've been entrusted. Gather support for very cool. And cosmic. Like that collective and bias that aren't. So a back story and origin story. Hears this one in 1960 or. Epic want massacred birds Rolling Stones album. Gotta love this windswept look. And that merit of war which was the first Morris. Live by satellite but here's the -- district part. Recently. Now saw its first interplanetary. West Coast launch to Mars it was a resounding success. Kinda like that no filtered door. But. While landing on the red planet's surface it is displaced Iraq. That role but a fair distance in view its onboard cameras. And some scientists. At NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in a fit of faith and clever association. The AA put forth why don't we name it. Rolling Stones rock. I we see in me he personally opposed to the nose but he. It curious sixty ballots in. Votes. To make it official of that might mention all. Europe. Raleigh goes brock's I. Good second question. In the Newbury here on three. Victory. New line and. It. Our. Mystery. Out. Yeah. With its budget back stuff iTrip. Axiomatic Robert Downey junior. Organized in like I. And to NASA has it given it's something we've always trees know why aren't welcome home miles. I'll let it want to put it bring it back put it on our map to millions.

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