The search for water on the moon

This Friday at 7:30 am the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite or LCROSS are both going to crash into the moon. The satellite may be able to detect water on the moon. Astronauts are not the only ones going into space, the founder of Cirque du Soleil will spend 7 days on International Space Station. And don’t miss a jam packed night sky this week.Follow the LCROSS impact on NASA’s websiteListen:[audio: st20091005.mp3]

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