According to the NASA website, “NASA Television will air a four-hour show, Eclipse Across America, with unprecedented live video of the celestial event, along with coverage of activities in parks, libraries, stadiums, festivals and museums across the nation, and on social media.
“The program 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.”
NASA EDGE will have a second program featuring the NASA Heliophysics Education Consortium, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and Lunt Solar Systems. It will air a 4-hour, 30-minute live webcast of the total solar eclipse from an area outside Saluki Stadium.
The program will feature live coverage, scientist Interviews, social media chat, educational activities, and telescope feeds.