As the European probe Huygens hits the hydrocarbon clouds of of Saturn's mysterious moon, Titan, it will deliver specially commissioned tracks by Julien Civange and Louis Haéri. The Music2Titan edgy, punk music themes (Lalala, Bald James Deans, Hot Time and No Love) will go down well - three parachutes will guarantee them more than two hours of airtime.
"The European Space Agency wanted to add artistic content to the mission, to leave some trace of humanity in the unknown and send a sign to any possible extraterrestrial populations," says Civange, who has worked with the Rolling Stones, Simple Minds and David Bowie.
The music is already available through Apple's itunes.
"All these bands are yours, except Blur. Attempt no landings with them."