Dr. James Green, NASA Director of Planetary Science, watches and discusses the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017, outside the Museum of Idaho with NASA TV’s Gay Yee Hill. Dr. Green also explains NASA’s launching of dozens of balloons with scientific experiments, which use the eclipse to simulate atmospheric conditions on Mars. The Museum of Idaho in Idaho Falls was one of NASA’s four official eclipse viewing sites nationwide.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Joe Witte, Museum of Idaho staff, and crowds gathered at the museum discuss the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, in a report from EastIdahoNews.com. The report highlights some of the shadows, planets, corona, and other unique sights visible during the eclipse, as well as how the museum came to be designated as an official NASA eclipse viewing site.
A quick clip of the total eclipse as the moon passes through the sun. Broadcast from NASA TV in Idaho Falls, Idaho