NASA said Thursday it may launch its final mission to the Hubble ...
Apr 23rd, 2009
(AFP/Getty Images/File) - NASA said Thursday it may launch its final mission to the Hubble space telescope a day earlier than planned on May 11 to avoid a calendar clash of dates. "This week we have been having discussions about target May 11 as a launch date," said LeRoy Cain, the deputy head of the US shuttle program.(AFP/Getty Images/File/Eliot J. Schechter) -
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Nearly two years after space shuttle Atlantis blasted off for the last time, NASA on Thursday put out a "For Lease" notice for one of its shuttle launch pads in Florida. In a notice posted on its procurement website, the U.S. space agency said it was looking for one or more companies to take over operat... [Full Article]
NEW YORK, April 30 (IFR) - Apple Inc told investors on calls on Monday that the six-part bond offering announced for today will be its sole issue for 2013, according to a market source. Apple is expected to sell around $15 billion to $16 billion of debt on Tuesday to finance its plan to return $100 billion in capital to shareholders. (Reporting by ... [Full Article]
By Belinda Goldsmith CANNES (Reuters) - Indian movie actors and a new wave of directors are on a mission at the Cannes film festival - to show that their industry, which turns 100 this year, is more than just Bollywood. The largest Indian contingent to date is on the French Riviera at the world's leading cinema showcase to promote their countr... [Full Article]