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Styx - Gone Gone Gone with NASA

October 24, 2017

Styx and NASA are working together. Styx is collaborating with NASA on a video set to their song "Gone Gone Gone," the lead track off 'The Mission', their concept album released this past June, about a journey to Mars.

The video starts with a portion of Vice President Mike Pence addressing the National Space Council earlier this month (Oct.) where he stated, "We will return American astronauts to the moon, not only to leave footprints and flags, but to build a foundation we need to send Americans to Mars and beyond." After that, the video is a series of highlights from NASA's development of the SLS rocket and an animation of the mega-booster's launch.

Earlier this year, Tommy Shaw and Lawrence Gowan took a tour of the Johnson Space Center in Houston. Shaw said of the trip, "It was a magnificent VIP tour which concluded with a fascinating 60-minute podcast interview on the cosmos and space exploration."