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Stephen Colbert wants own NASA-sanctioned room in space

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Stephen Colbert has urged members of the Colbert Nation (a.k.a. people who watch Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report) to write his name in on an online NASA poll that will determine the name of the international space station’s new room. The official options on the poll are Earthrise, Legacy, Serenity, and Venture. If Colbert doesgain enough votes to win, NASA could overrule the decision. The contest’s voting rules state “the results are not binding and NASA reserves theright to ultimately select a name in accordance with the best interestsof the agency, its needs and other considerations.” Voting is open until March 20.