Barbie’s ready to go to Mars – There’s something we never thought we’d say! With the help of NASA, Barbie is an astronaut. Decked out in pink (of course) Barbie looks every inch the Mars explorer.
NASA’s Curiosity explorer landed on Mars a year ago, and to celebrate its birthday, the Happy Birthday tune was played on Mars! The first time any music has been played on the uninhabitable planet. More importantly, the creators of Barbie celebrated with a Mars Explorer Barbie.
The Barbie has a pink space suit on and even has a helmet and space pack!
“Ready to add her signature pink splash to the Red Planet,’ [the] Barbie doll is outfitted in a stylish spacesuit with pink reflective accents, helmet, space pack and signature pink space boots,” said Mattel, creators of Barbie. Adding to her resume of more than 130 careers, Mars Explorer Barbie doll inspires girls to be adventurous and to always reach for the stars!”
The Mars Explorer Barbie is part of the ‘I Can Be’ range of Barbies for 2013.