NASA Moon “Bombings” Friday: Sky Show, Water Expected

With its “bombing” of the moon early Friday, NASA’s LCROSS mission may beat a telltale signature of water out of a shadowy crater–and all you may need to see it is a good backyard telescope.

LCROSS (Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite) and its rocket will begin slamming into the South Pole just after 4:30 a.m. PT.