Unlike other artists who wait till a season premiere of a TV show or appear on American Idol to debut a new song, Will.i.am’s “Reach for the Stars” will blaring through speakers on Mars’ terrain. The song will play via the Curiosity Rover, which is on a fact-finding mission on Mars.

Will.i.Am will also be announcing his collaboration with NASA on a new education initiative with his i.am.angel Foundation, a charity that is dedicated to transforming lives through education, and creating opportunities for needy students that want to attend college.