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Space: Lunar Prospector / Lunar Crash #431315

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jul 31, 1999
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(Studio: Brian Nelson) Report introduced.

(No location given: Denise Dillon) NASA's planned crash of the Lunar Prospector into the moon's surface in order to find lunar ice featured; computer animation shown. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) planetary scientist Jim GARVIN - says there is evidence of lunar water.] [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Lunar Research Institute Alan BINDER - says a lunar base could be built in as little as ten years.]

(Studio: Brian Nelson) Interview held with Ames Research Center's Binder. [BINDER - talks about the crash; explains what the scientists looked for; explains the uses of water for future lunar astronauts; talks about the ashes of scientist Eugene Shoemaker on the satellite.]

Dillon, Denise;
Nelson, Brian

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