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Projected lunar impact is on October 9, 2009 at 11:30 UT (7:30 a.m. EDT, 4:30 a.m. PDT), +/- 30 minutes.
Mission scientists estimate that the Centaur impact plume may be visible through amateur-class telescopes with apertures as small as 10 to 12 inches. The LCROSS mission will actively solicit images of the impact from the public.
Originally posted by jpm06002 The LCROSS mission will actively solicit images of the impact from the public.
Originally posted by Shadowflux
Perhaps it's because the LRO won't be able to take pictures of itself?
If the true intent of the LCROSS mission moon bombing is a hostile act by NASA against known extraterrestrial civilizations and settlements on the moon, then NASA and by extension the U.S. government are guilty of aggressive war which is the most serious of war crimes under the U.N. Charter and the Geneva Conventions, to which the U.S. is subject. The U.N. Outer Space Treaty,
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Originally posted by Kashodi
So we are launching it today. Does anybody know when it will be ready to be fired at the moon? Whats the best time to be looking upwards?
Twice as fast as a bullet? I didnt even realize we had the technology to send something the size of a washing machine that fast!
And they said, "What" You mean cylinders fly?" Forti and his father went to General Dynamics, then to a wind tunnel at the NASA research center in Langley, VA. The experts shook their heads in disbelief.
"They said, 'Wow,
There are other applications for X-zyLo. NASA is looking into its capabilities in exotic space weaponry - including projectiles that will fly faster than bullets.
Originally posted by noah1111
I've been a visitor to ATS for a few months now and just joined today. Regarding this bombing of the moon which I read about a week ago, the actual launch of the projectile from the moons orbit isn't set until October 8. Here is another link to more information:
NASA/Ames ready to explode one of the coolest space missions ever
Originally posted by wisdomnotemotion
God created the Earth as a playground for humans. We have peace, violence, rubbish and treasures. But we're prohitbited to destroy or harm other planets.
Don't forget the angels are watching. God is always ready to call it game over for any "out of this world" sinners.
I guess them boys and girls over at NASA never saw the remake of the Time Machine. Didn't turn out too good when they did it there. I half wonder sometimes if real scientists ever actually pay attention to the moral stories underlying most science fiction. Like a fella said: Just because you CAN do a thing, doesn't mean you SHOULD do a thing.