||[Aug. 3rd, 2004|01:12 pm]
From the BBC, flying to other planets and flying to Salisbury Plain.|
Space probe blasts off to Mercury
The Mercury Messenger probe, which will conduct a detailed investigation of the first planet from the Sun, launches successfully.
Great bustard jets into Britain
The extinct great bustard is back in Britain after 30 chicks arrived from the Russian steppes on Monday.