The Black Eyed Peas star may have become the first artist to have his track Reach For The Stars premiere on Mars, but Niall claims he is hoping 1D will be the first act ever to sell their music outside of Planet Earth.
Speaking to The Sun, the Irish singer joked: "I think our goal for ten years down the line should be to sell a single in outer space and be the first band to do so.
"I want aliens to buy our music. It is worth a shot and is obtainable."
Bandmate Louis Tomlinson added: "We should speak to that band 30 Seconds To Mars – they could probably help us."
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