Government IT: NASA's Busy Month: Endeavour Adventures, Apollo 11 Anniversary, Jupiter's Bruise
America's seminal moment in spacelanding men on the moon and returning to Earth in July 1969overshadowed but perhaps underscored this month's current affairs in space. As usual, though, it was a busy place as the space shuttle Endeavour crew ferried and bolted Japan's outdoor platform to the International Space Station while private enterprise launched the world's largest commercial satellite, aiming to deliver broadband connections from space. The European Space Agency chilled down elements of the Planck telescope to the coldest known objects in space, all the better to study the Big Bang. eWEEK's This Month in Space.