The ISEE-3 Reboot Project logo.  Credit: ISEE-3 Reboot Project

The ISEE-3 Reboot Project logo.
Credit: ISEE-3 Reboot Project

Welcome home NASA’s International Sun/Earth Explorer-3 (ISEE-3)!

Today, Sunday, August 10th, ISEE-3 is on a trajectory that takes it close to the Moon.

Thanks to an effort led by Keith Cowing of NASAWatch and Dennis Wingo of Skycorp, the ISEE-3 Reboot Project was established. And with a dollar-assist from a crowdsourcing campaign, the creative juices were turned on to full-tap resulting in reestablishing a link to the venerable spacecraft – after more than three decades of space travel.

Now the ISEE-3 Reboot Project team – joined by Goggle – is to transform ISEE-3 into a citizen science project. Data from the spacecraft can be accessed and analyzed by all.

High-speed chats! Google Creative Lab, Pixel Corps, and ISEE-3 Reboot Team planning for today's live webcast from McMoons - a former McDonald's fast food eatery in Silicon Valley. Credit: ISEE-3 Reboot Project

High-speed chats! Google Creative Lab, Pixel Corps, and ISEE-3 Reboot Team planning for today’s live webcast from McMoons – a former McDonald’s fast food eatery in Silicon Valley.
Credit: ISEE-3 Reboot Project

An invite by Cowing to everyone interested in the adventure requests you to join a special Google+ Hangout live event as the ISEE-3 spacecraft makes its long-awaited lunar flyby after 36 years in interplanetary space.

A “Live from ISEE-3 Reboot headquarters” will feature scientists and experts from around the world – all brought together for the historic event.

So tune into the Google Hangout “A Spacecraft for All: The Live ISEE-3 Lunar Flyby.”

The event is slated for Sunday, August 10th, from 10:30 am Pacific Time U.S. to noon PT.

Go to a newly launched website SpacecraftForAll at:

www.spacecraftforall.com/live

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