Two NASA spacecrafts closed in on the moon Tuesday morning — one to send streaming video to Earth as it swings past the moon, the other to map the lunar surface from orbit, the space agency said. The two probes will begin collecting data after nearing the moon’s orbit about 5:30 a.m. ET.
NASA has rescheduled the launch of space shuttle Endeavour for 5:40 a.m. ET Wednesday, pushing back the planned launch of a separate lunar mission. The shuttle had been set to launch Saturday, but a gaseous hydrogen leak forced postponement