NASA scientist Noah Petro sheds some light on the April 15th lunar eclipse which will leave the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) in darkness for several hours. He explains what a lunar eclipse is, and what this one will look like from Earth. Noah also provides details on the LRO mission, and how the spacecraft will function during this event.
On April 15th, 2014 there will be a total lunar eclipse visible from North America. Noah Petro, LRO Deputy Project Scientist, discusses this unique event and what effect it will have on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).
Ernie Wright (USRA): Lead Animator Chris Meaney (HTSI): Animator David Ladd (USRA): Video Editor Noah Petro (NASA/GSFC): Interviewee David Ladd (USRA): Producer Noah Petro (NASA/GSFC): Scientist Aaron E Lepsch (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Project Support Rob Andreoli (AIMM): Videographer
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