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We have lift-off

Original post made on Jun 20, 2009

NASA's LCROSS satellite successfully launched yesterday at 2:32 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Florida after being designed and constructed at NASA Ames in Mountain View. The Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite is expected to slam into the surface of the moon where its special sensors will determine whether there is water ice that could support extended human stays there.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, June 19, 2009, 1:06 PM

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Posted by AJ, a resident of North Whisman
on Jun 20, 2009 at 7:55 pm

Best of Luck to LCROSS! Will be monitoring you on NASA's website


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