On Monday, August 21, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the Sun, and NASA Television will carry it live from coast to coast.
Coverage will come from unique vantage points on the ground and from aircraft and spacecraft, including the International Space Station. Coverage will be featured during the live four-hour broadcast Eclipse Across America: Through the Eyes of NASA.
The programme can be viewed on all NASA apps, on NASA’s Live Stream Page, Facebook Live, YouTube, Twitter/Periscope, Twitch TV and Ustream. The broadcast will also be presented on NASA TV’s traditional TV feeds.
Programming begins at 16.00 GMT (18.00 CET or 12.00pm EDT) with a preview show hosted from Charleston, South Carolina. The main show begins an hour later. and will cover the path of totality the eclipse will take across the United States, from Oregon to South Carolina.
The programme will feature views from NASA research aircraft, high-altitude balloons, satellites and specially-modified telescopes. It also will include live reports from Charleston, as well as from Salem, Oregon; Idaho Falls, Idaho; Beatrice, Nebraska; Jefferson City, Missouri; Carbondale, Illinois; Hopkinsville, Kentucky; and Clarksville, Tennessee.
Meanwhile, the Weather Channel will also be covering the solar eclipse live on its twitter feed.
(Picture courtesy of NASA)