It's the first such occasion since 1982, and the next supermoon eclipse won't happen until 2033.
NASA will broadcast starting at 8 p.m. EDT with views from Griffith Observatory.
The moon will appear large, bright and red, but it doesn't spell doom.
NASA just released new images of the moon passing in front of the Earth from a million miles away.
Men and women on the ground worked around the clock to save their colleagues in the sky.
The two brightest celestial bodies, after the sun and the moon, will appear side by side in this month's sky.
The space agency's main goal there will be to see if life is sustainable.
The European Space Agency put the idea forward in hopes of achieving long-term access to the moon
Fireballs can be as bright as the sun and larger than a full moon
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