Friday, October 09, 2009

Map of NASA Moon Rocket

NASA Moon Rocket Crash Site

Here is a Google Earth browser plugin map of today's NASA experiment of firing a segment of rocket into the Moon. The target for the rocket was the Cabeus Crater. The crater was chosen because the lighting conditions at the time would be ideal to see the resulting ejected dirt and rock.

The map includes an embedded YouTube video from Associated Press showing footage of the mission. To view the map and video you will need to have installed the Google Earth plugin on your computer.


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