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Moon could be a chemical factory for water: NASA

Moon could be a chemical factory for water: NASA

Washington: NASA scientists have simulated a chemical process through which ingredients for water could be made on the surface of the Moon making it a chemical factory, an advance that could aid in the goal of sending humans to establish a permanent presence there. The team from the US space[Read More…]

China's space probe lands on Moon's far side

China’s space probe lands on Moon’s far side

Beijing, China’s Chang’e 4 space probe on Thursday became the first spacecraft to make a soft landing on the far side of the moon, Xinhua news agency reported. At 10.26 a.m. (Beijing time), the probe, comprising of a lander and a rover, landed at the pre-selected landing area at 177.6[Read More…]

Chandrayaan 2 Updates: ISRO finds location of Vikram lander; trying to build contact

NASA finds India’s lost Chandrayaan-1 orbiting Moon

Using a new ground-based radar technique, NASA scientists have found India’s first lunar probe – the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft – which was considered lost. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost communication with Chandrayaan-1 on August 29, 2009, almost a year after it was launched on October 22, 2008. Now, scientists at[Read More…]

Last astronaut to walk on Moon, dies at 82

Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon died on Monday at the age of 82. Cernan was also the second man to walk in space passed away, surrounded by his family, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said in a statement without providing details. Cernan and fellow[Read More…]

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