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Need To Know: Lunar Eclipse and LRO

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).
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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.  Watch this video on the NASAexplorer YouTube channel .    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.

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Short URL to This Page:http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?11514
Animation Number:11514
Completed:2014-03-27
Animators:Ernie Wright (USRA) (Lead)
 Chris Meaney (HTSI)
Video Editor:David Ladd (USRA)
Interviewee:Noah Petro (ORAU)
Producer:David Ladd (USRA)
Scientist:Noah Petro (ORAU)
Project Support:Aaron E Lepsch (ADNET Systems, Inc.)
Videographer:Rob Andreoli (AIMM)
Series:Narrated Movies
Goddard TV Tape:G2014-031 -- Need To Know: Lunar Eclipse and LRO
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Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Moon
SVS >> LRO
SVS >> Lunar Eclipse
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons
 
 


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