Meteorites & Asteroids

Perseid Meteor Shower Airborne Rehearsal Campaign Scheduled at NASA ARC

By Keith Cowing
August 7, 2007

August 13, 2009

A rehearsal flight of one of two aircraft will take off from Moffett Field to observe the Perseid meteor shower early on Monday, August 13. Scientists plan to carry their equipment onto the airplanes during the rehearsal and mission flights, without mounting the instruments within the aircraft.

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