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NASA to Broadcast Eclipse Across US from Ground, Aircraft, Spacecraft

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Bob Eklund of Looking Up Column

 

All of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the Sun Monday, 21 August, and NASA Television will carry it live from coast to coast from unique vantage points on the ground and from aircraft and spacecraft, including the International Space Station. Coverage will be featured during the live four-hour broadcast Eclipse Across America: Through the Eyes of NASA.

Programming begins at 9 am (noon EDT) with a preview show hosted from Charleston, South Carolina. The main show begins at 10 am and will cover the path of totality the eclipse will take across the United States, from Oregon to South Carolina.

The program will feature views from NASA research aircraft, high-altitude balloons, satellites and specially-modified telescopes. It also will include live reports from Charleston, as well as from Salem, Oregon; Idaho Falls, Idaho; Beatrice, Nebraska; Jefferson City, Missouri; Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois; Hopkinsville, Kentucky; and Clarksville, Tennessee.

Catch NASA’s live coverage using any of the following:

NASA App
* NASA App for iOS, http://itunes.apple.com/app/nasa-app/id334325516?mt=8
* NASA App for Android, https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.nasa
* NASA App for Amazon Fire and Fire TV, http://amzn.com/B00ZVR87LQ
* The NASA App also is available to Apple TV users.

Social Media
* Facebook Live, https://www.facebook.com/nasa
* Twitter/Periscope, https://www.pscp.tv/nasa
* Twitch TV, https://twitch.tv/nasa
* UStream, http://www.ustream.tv/nasahdtv
* YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwMDvPCGeE0

More details and a broadcast timeline:

https://www.nasa.gov/nasatv

In addition to the NASA TV broadcast, live video streams from locations across the country will be available at:

https://www.nasa.gov/eclipselive

To view and download NASA eclipse images:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto

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