LRO: International Observe the Moon Night

Overview
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LRO: International Observe the Moon Night
E/PO Project Name:
LRO
Contact Information:
8800 Greenbelt Rd Code 690 Greenbelt, MD 20771
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Short Description:

The International Observe the Moon Night is a public "Moon party" event that was held at 627 locations around the world on October 8 2011. Amateur astronomers and the general public are invited to participate in events that provide scientific context about the Moon, tweet up events, and telescope observations of the Moon. The International Observe the Moon Night is a collaborative project between LRO EPO, NASA Lunar Science Institute, Lunar and Planetary Institute, NASA ARC, GSFC and MSFC.

Awards Received:
NASA Group Achievement Award in 2010
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Evaluation
National Priorities and Coordination Approaches as Articulated in CoSTEM:
  • Increase and Sustain Youth and Public Engagement in STEM