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Moon surface created with Salem soil

Moon surface created with Salem soil

"The surface of the earth and that of the moon are entirely different. So we had to create an artificial moon surface.

ISRO is as superstitious as you and me

ISRO is as superstitious as you and me

Prior to every rocket mission, ISRO officials pray at the famed Lord Venkateswara Temple in Tirumala and place a replica of the rocket at...Read More

Aiming for the Moon, ISRO to launch Chandrayaan 2 today

Aiming for the Moon, ISRO to launch Chandrayaan 2 today

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan said that the Chandrayaan-2 will perform 15 crucial manoeuvres in the days to come.

50 years ago: Our 1st steps on moon

50 years ago: Our 1st steps on moon

Their lunar module, named "Eagle," touched down at 2018 GMT (4:18pm ET) on July 20, 1969.

Chandrayaan-2 launch called off due to technical glitch, ISRO to announce revised date later

Chandrayaan-2 launch called off due to technical glitch, ISRO to announce revised date later

The countdown to the launch scheduled for 2.51 am was stopped 56 minutes and 24 seconds before lift off at 1.55 am following the announce...Read More

NASA to open moon rock samples

NASA to open moon rock samples

Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of...Read More

All thanks to collision, we have water on Earth

All thanks to collision, we have water on Earth

Berlin: A cosmic body that hit the Earth and led to the formation of the Moon about 4.4 billion years ago may have also delivered large q...Read More

NASA’s ambitious Artemis to put first woman on Moon

NASA’s ambitious Artemis to put first woman on Moon

Washington: NASA’s ambitious plan to put the first woman on the Moon by 2024 has been named. It was set in motion following an additional...Read More

Our moon is shrinking…

Our moon is shrinking…

Washington: The Moon is shrinking as its interior cools — getting over 50 metres skinnier through the last several hundred million years ...Read More

Artificial mother-of-pearl created using bacteria

Artificial mother-of-pearl created using bacteria

Washington: Scientists have used bacteria to create synthetic mother-of-pearl that is tough but bendable, and could be used as medical im...Read More

US to speed up astronaut return to Moon: target 2024   

US to speed up astronaut return to Moon: target 2024   

Washington: Donald Trump’s administration announced Tuesday it was speeding up plans to send US astronauts back to the Moon, from 2028 to...Read More

NASA to use commercial rockets for Moon mission

NASA to use commercial rockets for Moon mission

Washington: NASA is likely to use a commercial rocket to launch its Orion crew capsule around the Moon next year, instead of the agency’s...Read More

Study time for NASA!

Study time for NASA!

Washington: US space agency NASA has selected nine teams to study untouched samples collected from the Moon by the Apollo missions in the...Read More

Water molecules moving  around on Moon spotted

Water molecules moving around on Moon spotted

Washington: Scientists, using NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), have observed water molecules moving around the dayside of the M...Read More

Spacecraft, space and the selfie Agencies

Spacecraft, space and the selfie Agencies

Jerusalem: An Israeli spacecraft on its maiden mission to the moon has sent its first selfie back to Earth, mission chiefs said on Tuesda...Read More

Our moon’s getting ‘sunburns’

Our moon’s getting ‘sunburns’

Washington: The Moon’s ‘sunburns’ — distinctive patterns of swirls — are a result of interactions between the Sun’s damaging radiation wi...Read More

Moon Jae-in bats for second Trump-Kim summit

Moon Jae-in bats for second Trump-Kim summit

Seoul : South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday called for a second meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US Preside...Read More

Partial Solar Eclipse 2019: Timings, venues; all you need to know about January 6 ‘Surya Grahan’

Partial Solar Eclipse 2019: Timings, venues; all you need to know about January 6 ‘Surya Grahan’

The first solar eclipse of the year 2019 will takeplace tomorrow (January 6). A total of two solar eclipse will occur in 2019. The partia...Read More

NASA charts roadmap for human missions to Moon, Mars

NASA charts roadmap for human missions to Moon, Mars

Washington: Revealing its human explorations plans, NASA has told the US Congress that the agency is currently focusing on developing tec...Read More

Chinese rover set to explore far side of Moon

Chinese rover set to explore far side of Moon

Beijing: China’s space agency has revealed images of the exploration vehicle with which it hopes to reach the far side of the Moon by the...Read More

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