NASA Returns to the Moon as Indian Spacecraft Stowaway

The Chandrayaan-1, literally "Lunar Craft", launched today from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, on the southeastern coast of India. The spacecraft will orbit the Moon for two years, charting its mineral composition, searching for ice, and helium-3, all three fundamental for the establishment of a lunar… » 10/22/08 3:00am 10/22/08 3:00am