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LCROSS mission to make major announcement
ABC Local ^ | 11/12/09 | TheBigIf

Posted on 11/12/2009 6:33:30 PM PST by TheBigIf

"There could be as much ice on the moon as in all of Lake Erie," When NASA's Lunar Crater Observing and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) mission crashed into Cabeus Crater on the moon's south pole, October 9th, the team did find water in the form of, "Ice as we know it," according to multiple sources within the agency. "It will change the way we think about the moon. It is something we want to share with the world."

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TOPICS: Astronomy; Chit/Chat; Science
KEYWORDS: astronomy; catastrophism; moon; science; space; water
Big announcement coming tommorrow!

Of course LCROSS was the first NASA mission with it's own official NASA Rock song! It is called "Water On the Moon" and is performed and written by LCROSS Deputy Project Manager John Marmie! Performed by John Marmie and Jeff Petro."

The song starts about 1:30 into the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wym1xL5qacw

1 posted on 11/12/2009 6:33:31 PM PST by TheBigIf
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To: KevinDavis

Ping.


2 posted on 11/12/2009 6:35:07 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: TheBigIf

Bump


3 posted on 11/12/2009 6:36:11 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (A mob of one.)
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To: TheBigIf

That they crahed into an alien building hidden in the shadows of the crater?

LOL


4 posted on 11/12/2009 6:39:28 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: TheBigIf

Now lets get back there. However, if it’s either Mars or moon, I’d say push on to Mars. If possible to do both, then great. If not, lets focus on Mars.


5 posted on 11/12/2009 6:39:45 PM PST by Tolsti2
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To: Empireoftheatom48; Rio; Iowan; hattend; reader25; july4thfreedomfoundation; NorwegianViking; ...


For other space news go to: http://www.spacetoday.net

For a list of Private Space Companies: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_private_spaceflight_companies


6 posted on 11/12/2009 6:43:33 PM PST by KevinDavis (Can't Stop the Signal!)
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To: TheBigIf

Hey, wait: I read an article on this forum last night that announced they found no water of any kind. What’s up with this? Did they invent water to keep their own tap flowing? What’s the truth?


7 posted on 11/12/2009 6:50:06 PM PST by dasboot
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To: dasboot

NASA: “We found no evidence of water in the data.”

Administration: “Look again.”

??????????


8 posted on 11/12/2009 6:54:15 PM PST by dasboot
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To: Army Air Corps

Lcross struck an Alien pyramid, we already knew that.


9 posted on 11/12/2009 6:58:26 PM PST by omega4179 (14: real death toll from islamist terror attack R.I.P 11/5/09)
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To: dasboot

Maybe they found a birth certificate!


10 posted on 11/12/2009 6:59:10 PM PST by omega4179 (14: real death toll from islamist terror attack R.I.P 11/5/09)
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To: Tolsti2

Any moon/mars mission is being aborted at the Obamacare hospital


11 posted on 11/12/2009 6:59:31 PM PST by hattend (Palin Power... shape of an Eagle!)
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To: dasboot

12 posted on 11/12/2009 6:59:41 PM PST by Perdogg (Sarah Palin-Jim DeMint 2012 - Liz Cheney for Sec of State - Duncan Hunter SecDef)
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To: TheBigIf

I have been wondering what the results were from the “LCROSS” mission. Since we hadn’t heard anything back from it, I assumed no ice was found.

I wonder if Ice formed in space would be consumable, even after decontamination/purification. Who knows what could be in it that we have no clue about.


13 posted on 11/12/2009 7:00:38 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: 75thOVI; aimhigh; Alice in Wonderland; AndrewC; aragorn; aristotleman; Avoiding_Sulla; BBell; ...
Thanks KevinDavis.
 
Catastrophism
 
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14 posted on 11/12/2009 7:08:46 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: SunkenCiv

Pardon my stupidity, but why didn’t anybody find lunar water during the Apollo project?


15 posted on 11/12/2009 7:25:20 PM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: rdl6989

The lunar surface (down to the levels the astronauts could dig) was bone dry. Water was detectable in some samples brought back for studies.


16 posted on 11/12/2009 7:31:46 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: TheBigIf

Ice is fine but I ain’t making travel plans until they find vodka.


17 posted on 11/12/2009 7:32:29 PM PST by Eaker (Kaiden sez, "If you have a problem and If explosives are an option then explosives are THE answer.")
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To: TheBigIf; KevinDavis

That does not sound like that much when you consider how big the moon is.


18 posted on 11/12/2009 7:51:56 PM PST by GeronL (http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com .... I am a rogue nobody. One of millions.)
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To: TheBigIf
For a little comic relief, here's Richard "Hyperdimensional" Hoagland's take on LCROSS

NASA's Smoking Gun: Part II LCROSS' (and LRO's) Secret NASA Mission to the Moon ....

The pre-impact NASA public relations campaign was irresistible ... and everywhere.

For perhaps only the second time in its history (the first was Deep Impact, but that was MUCH further away ...), the Space Agency was publicly inviting "ordinary people" -- from every class, economic strata and age-group -- to participate in a unique, extraordinary, literally once-in-a-lifetime personal space experience--

The spectacular crash of a "NASA spaceship" directly into the surface of the Moon ... with millions of Americans watching LIVE with their own eyes as it took place (below)!

At least, that's what everyone (with more than a bit of help from some spectacular NASA and contractor animations - above) thought they were being invited to observe ....

In fact, when both LCROSS spacecraft did hit the Moon -- early Friday morning, October 9th, at 7:31 AM Eastern Daylight Time--

No One ... anywhere on Earth -- from the most psyched amateur to the professionals at the largest terrestrial observatories, even to the Hubble Space Telescope itself in close Earth orbit -- none of these folks or instruments saw ANYTHING actually hit the surface of the south pole of the Moon!

Instead, despite literally millions of Americans eagerly watching ... straining to see something ... in reality, the only "direct observer" of this entire, over-hyped NASA affair, was--

NASA!

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19 posted on 11/12/2009 8:12:09 PM PST by Yo-Yo (Joe Wilson speaks for me.)
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To: TheBigIf

Yea, Big deal.

There are far more important issues at hand, like welfare for the poor and unfortunate....And Africa.
Come on man, Get with the picture.
Either you are with us or against us.


20 posted on 11/12/2009 9:45:32 PM PST by mowowie
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To: TheBigIf

Ice? woo! Now we need to give billions of dollars in tax money to nasa so that we can beat the rest of the world to the inevitable “race for the ice.”

My children will dream of a day when man skates on the moon.


21 posted on 11/13/2009 8:58:21 AM PST by el_chupacabra (They say it's always calmest before the storm. That's not true. It isn't calm. Stuff happens.)
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Strange Brew at LCROSS’s Crash Site
Sky and Telescope | November 3, 2009 | Kelly Beatty
Posted on 11/08/2009 8:25:37 PM PST by MikeD
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2381925/posts


22 posted on 11/13/2009 4:56:44 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: GeronL

“That does not sound like that much when you consider how big the moon is.”

That was in ONE spot. There will likely be others, and maybe nore subsurface.


23 posted on 11/13/2009 5:08:52 PM PST by PIF
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