NASA Lasers the Moon for 'International Observe the Moon Night'

By: Kamal Musharbash - Published: Sep 20, 2010 • References: space
In Greenbelt, Maryland on Saturday the 18th, 2010, NASA opened duo lasers to shoot at the moon. Crowds of people watched the spectacular event as they studied the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter revolving the moon. This study gathered approximately 400 people internationally and was a sight to remember.

The NASA lasers show has been dubbed as 'International Observe the Moon Night.' Two stations fired green lasers at the moon and for scientific purposes in hopes to better understand the lunar regions, making this observational event a phenomenon for the rest of the world.