March 29, 2006Thousands of space buffs traveled to
northern Africa and central Asia to witness today's total eclipse of
the sun. But NASA didn't want to leave the folks at home in the
dark. In collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley,
and the San Francisco science museum the Exploratorium, the U.S.
space agency sent a live streaming webcast of the eclipse to
Watch a silent highlight reel of this
unique event, including views of the sun's ghostly outer atmosphere,
purple-tinged solar flares just visible at the edge of the moon's
shadow, and the massive shadow cast on Earth as seen from the
International Space Station.