Friday, March 18, 2011

Save the Children Receives $500,000 from Target for Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Efforts

"Save the Children announced today it has received a $500,000 donation from Target in support of the organization’s efforts to help meet the needs of children and families affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan last week."

Click here for more on Save the Children's efforts in Japan.

Messenger successfully goes into orbit around planet Mercury

"With a 30-minute blast from its main rocket engine, NASA's Messenger spacecraft slipped into orbit around the planet Mercury Thursday evening, becoming the first craft from Earth ever to circle the closest planet to the sun."

For more on the mission, click here.