Thursday, October 08, 2009

URGENT: Astronomy Buffs and Armchair Scientists

The short:
Intentional crashing of spacecraft into the moon to test for water will be shown LIVE, EARLY Friday morning on the NASA website.

LCROSS Lunar Impact
7:31 a.m. EDT/4:31 a.m. PDT
Friday Oct. 9

A live NASA TV Broadcast is planned for the LCROSS impacts starting at 6:15 a.m. EDT (3:15 a.m. PDT), Oct. 9, on NASA TV and

The 1.5 hour broadcast includes:

Live footage from spacecraft camera
Real-time telemetry based animation
Views of LCROSS Mission and Science Operations
Broadcast commentary with expert guests
Prepared video segments
Views of the public impact viewing event at NASA Ames
Possible live footage from the University of Hawaii, 88-inch telescope on Mauna Kea.

Doubt I will be up for it but go to this page for more info