NASA Ames Rocket to the Moon
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Call them demolition derby astrophysicists: NASA scientists in Mountain View deliberately crashed an unmanned rocket into the moon on October 9th, 2009. Their goal? To find water, in the form of ice, which could one day support a moon base. On November 15th, 2009, they announced they had found it. QUEST looks at the planning and run-up to the big event.Tags: kqed, moon, nasa, pbs, QUEST, rocket
- NASA - Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS)
- NASA Ames Research Center
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