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A teen is launching a time-capsule into space that will carry Taylor Swift's music

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A group of teenagers in Idaho are launching a time-capsule into space - complete with Taylor Swift's 1989 album.

18-year-old Erik Finman, along with a team of mostly girls from Rathdrum, Idaho, are the only high school team to win a NASA mission award.

“We are teenagers frustrated by the lack of innovation in space,” Finman said in a statement.

"We wanted to do something to bring back the magic of the Apollo days. We wanted to create a spaceship for everyone."

Finman tweeted out a photo of a signed copy of Taylor Swift's music. 

They plan to launch next July, with that goal in mind.

So how will they do it?

According to a press release, the teens will give people a chance to control the spacecraft and interact with it through a virtual reality (VR) cockpit.

But don't worry - if viewing space isn't your thing - there's an "Augmented Reality" game where you can shoot alien invaders attacking Earth.

Not everyone is so excited about the inclusion of Swift's music. 

Donors of their Kickstarter campaign will have a chance to control the satellite with special VR headsets - compatible of course with iPhones and Androids.

The July launch will be streamed live with 360-degree video.

(The Sinclair Broadcast Group contributed to this report)

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