Anthrax Wakes Up Mars Curiosity Rover

Every morning a song is beamed out to the farthest reaches of the galaxy and is used to ‘wake up’ the Mars Curiosity rover. Between the Beatles and the Star Wars Theme song was Anthrax and their hit “Got The Time“. The full list of Mars Curiosity songs used thus far…

  • Sol 2: “Good Morning Good Morning” Beatles, Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club
  • Sol 3: “Good morning, good morning” from Singing in the Rain.
  • Sol 5: Wagner “The ride of the Valkyries” R10 Victory Song: Theme from “Mission Impossible”
  • Sol 6: “Got the Time” by Anthrax, and “Echelon” by 30 Seconds to Mars
  • Sol 7: The Doors – “Break on Through”, and George Harrison – “Got My Mind Set on You”
  • Sol 8: Theme from Star Wars by John Williams
  • Sol 9: Wake Up Little Susie by Simon and Garfunkel
  • Sol 10: Frank Sinatra “Come Fly with me”