The duo invite space aliens along for the ride

NASA (North America/South America) have announced that they will launch a US tour this summer to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the 1969 Apollo moon landing.

The duo — DJ Squeak E Clean (aka Sam Spiegel) and DJ Zegon — are set to kick off the tour in Reno, Nevada on August 11. They’ll then play dates in Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Denver and San Francisco before concluding the jaunt in New York on August 20.

NASA are supporting their debut album, ‘The Spirit Of Apollo’, which features guest spots from Kanye West, MIA, Tom Waits, Yeah Yeah YeahsKaren O and David Byrne, among others. The band are known for inviting alien-costumed dancers on stage during their live shows.

West and Kid Cudi recently made a surprise guest appearance on stage with the band in Cork, Ireland.

The tour dates are:

Reno, NV Nikki Beach (August 11)
Los Angeles, CA El Rey Theater (12)
Salt Lake City, UT Gallivan Center (13)
Denver, CO Beta (14)
San Francisco, CA Independent (15)
New York, NY Bowery Ballroom (20)

–By our Los Angeles staff.
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