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Colbert Nation to Conquer Outer Space

Stephen Colbert always has his eye out for naming contests. He's managed to get his name on an ice cream flavor, a Hungarian bridge, and a bald eagle. Thanks to his fans' enthusiasm for write-in campaigns, he might get a room in the International Space Station!

NASA wants the public to name the upcoming addition to the space station, now called Node 3. NASA has opened public voting until March 20th. Node 1 is called Unity, and Node 2 is called Harmony. Besides providing astronauts with a spectacular view of Earth, Node 3 will also convert urine into drinking water. Who wouldn't want his name attached to such a life-giving node!

To watch Stephen ask NASA's William Gerstenmaier to commit to naming the space module "Colbert" if he wins,


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genesisrocks genesisrocks 8 years
LMAO I love Colbert he's so funny
stephley stephley 8 years
Well if they named one after our Harmony already, I guess Stephen's time has come. I'll go vote for it. NASA likes him.
em1282 em1282 8 years
Heh, any group who can get a scientist to name a spider after their beloved 'leader' and now possibly conquer space (well not really, but you know what I mean) deserves a bit of credit! :)
Carrie-Sue Carrie-Sue 8 years
No, you don't. :)
em1282 em1282 8 years
Gotta love the Colbert nation.
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