Get Ready for LCROSS Lunar Impact Event
artist concept of LCROSS impacting the moonArtist's concept of LCROSS impacting the moon. Image credit: NASA The Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) and its Centaur rocket stage are scheduled to hit near the moon's south pole on Friday, Oct. 9, at approximately 4:30 a.m. Pacific. The goal: To search for water ice.

Here are a list of viewing tips and opportunities, and educational materials to accompany the impact event.

› Impact events around the country

› Viewer's guide

› Mission overview

› Educator toolkit and videos

› Educator's resource guide to the moon