Videos: July 2008 Archives

NASA's Deep Impact Films Earth as an Alien World

"NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft has created a video of the moon transiting (passing in front of) Earth as seen from the spacecraft's point of view 31 million miles away. Scientists are using the video to develop techniques to study alien worlds. "Making a video of Earth from so far away helps the search for other life-bearing planets in the Universe by giving insights into how a distant, Earth-like alien world would appear to us," said University of Maryland astronomer Michael A'Hearn, principal investigator for the Deep Impact extended mission, called EPOXI."

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"Here is the place where you can find questions and answers to all of your future of space exploration questions from the younger generations of NASA scientists, engineers, and explorers at the 2008 Lunar Science Conference at NASA Ames Research Center."

Go to LunarSciConference08, YouTube for additional information.

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