I left for outer space to see if I could fly. Found
myself on the planet Earth with no real reason why. Build
me a rocket! Don't build it slow. I'll leave this planet
behind, into the future I go. I'll say “Hello” to the
Boogeyman. I'll leave this planet and return again.
I can't wait for NASA. I want to go into outer space
before I get too old. And if I wait for very long I'll
find myself an old man with all my chances gone.
If you want to rock-n-roll with me you got to build
yourself a ship to cruise this galaxy. Tiny robots, laser
beams, space invaders are living my dreams.
If there was a time when space was new, it must have been
way back in 1962. If I could travel around the world I'd
leave this planet behind in a cosmic tilt-a-whirl.