World | Reuters | Thursday August 28, 2014
NASA's new heavy-lift rocket, designed to fly astronauts to the moon, asteroids and eventually Mars, likely will not have its debut test flight until November 2018, nearly a year later than previous estimates, agency officials said on Wednesday.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 24, 2014
Chandrayaan-2, the country's second lunar exploration mission will be launched in 2017, M Annadurai, project director of Chandrayaan-1 and Chandrayaan 2 missions said on Sunday.
Sunday August 17, 2014
Google publicly disclosed its driverless car program in 2010, though it began the previous year. It's part of the company's "Google X" division, overseen directly by co-founder Sergey Brin and devoted to "moon shot" projects by the Internet company, ...
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 16, 2014
A famous image showing an alien walking on the moon is simply "dust, an eyelash or scratch on the negative" of the film that took the image, NASA has said.
Offbeat | Gitanjali Roy | Wednesday August 13, 2014
If seeing is believing then these lunar images from NASA and Google Earth seem to prove that there really is a Man on the Moon.
World | Jigme Palden Pazo (With inputs from IANS) | Wednesday August 13, 2014
A YouTube video of a NASA image that appears to show an alien and its shadow has gone viral on the internet racking up two million hits in less than a month.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 11, 2014
China will launch its first recoverable moon orbiter later this year, the government announced on Sunday, in the latest step in its ambitious space programme.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 9, 2014
NASA and the US Navy have concluded the second round of tests for the Orion spacecraft that can take humans to the Moon and eventually, to Mars.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 7, 2014
The US Navy and NASA completed the second round of practice recoveries of the Orion spacecraft, which is designed to bring humans to the moon, asteroids and, eventually, to Mars.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Using a computer simulation model based on a moon crater, planetary scientists have revealed that early Earth is likely to have been hit by giant asteroids capable of killing off life and completely resurfacing the planet.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 30, 2014
Far from being perfectly round, the Moon has a weird shape, with a highland bulge on the side facing the Earth and another bulge on its far side, a riddle that has fascinated scientists for decades.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Scientists using mission data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 28, 2014
Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday as the new moon was sighted on Monday in most parts of the country.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 24, 2014
The atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon Titan is 1.6 times denser near the surface than Earth's air, scientists have found.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 24, 2014
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday that veteran actors Moon Moon Sen and Arindam Seal would also be honoured with the Mahanayak Uttam Kumar Samman instituted by her government.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday July 18, 2014
Large pits on the lunar surface may hold the key to living on the Moon, according to a new NASA study.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 17, 2014
A helicopter that had been searching for victims of South Korea's ferry disaster crashed on Thursday in a residential district of Gwangju city, killing all five people on board, officials said.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 17, 2014
On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin was "out of town" when the world united and rejoiced in a way never seen before or since.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 12, 2014
Tonite the full moon will appear to be unusually big. In fact, it will be a "supermoon."
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 9, 2014
Next time when your grandmother tells you a folklore as you try to sleep on a full moon night, tell her to cut short as you are going to lose some sleep owing to the effect of lunar cycle on your brain.