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Watch stay now! Announcement of touchdown companies on NASA's moon

NASA will unveil its number of the primary industrial corporations to ship scientific experiments on the moon. The webcast will begin at 1 pm EDT (5 pm GMT).

From NASA:

NASA will announce the subsequent main step in exploring the lunar floor of the Artemis program at a NASA Science Dwell present at 1 pm EDT Friday, Could 31st. The announcement shall be broadcast on NASA Tv and on the company's web site.

NASA will announce the number of the primary moon touchdown service supplier to supply scientific and technological masses as a part of its industrial Lunar Payload Companies (CLPS). These missions will purchase new scientific measures and can allow necessary technological demonstrations, the info of which is able to information the event of future touchdown gear and different exploration methods crucial for the return of astronauts to the Moon by 2024.

Thomas Zurbuchen, Affiliate Administrator of the Company's Scientific Missions Directorate, will lead this particular version of NASA Science Dwell.

Media might ask questions throughout this system by sending their identify, affiliation and telephone quantity to Courtney O Connor by e-mail at earlier than 12:30 pm. Friday, Could 31st. The general public can ship questions throughout the occasion utilizing the hashtag #askNASA.

Following the announcement, NASA will maintain a media teleconference at 2:30 pm

The audio of the teleconference shall be broadcast stay at:

For extra info on NASA's Moon to Mars exploration tasks, go to:

HD stay views of Earth from the house

You’ll be able to watch stay excessive definition pictures of the Earth from the Worldwide House Station by NASA's Excessive Definition Earth Viewing Expertise (HDEV). This stay video offers alternate views of the station's 4 exterior cameras virtually 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, except for common and momentary gaming interruptions that happen when the station switches its connection between completely different communication satellites. Watch it stay within the window above, courtesy of NASA TV.

From NASA:

"Right here's Earth! Watch stay pictures of the Earth from the Worldwide House Station by NASA's Excessive Earth Earth Viewing (HDEV) expertise.

"Whereas the experiment is operational, the views often run between the completely different cameras.When you see a black picture, the House Station is on the night time facet of the Earth.When you see a picture with textual content displayed, the Communications change brief