World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 13, 2015
Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, definitely has an underground ocean, researchers said today after confirming the moon's long-suspected subsurface saltwater body with the help of auroras glimpsed by the Hubble Space Telescope.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 8, 2015
China has conducted tests close to the moon to simulate an unmanned docking procedure needed in the country's next lunar mission expected to launch in 2017.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 22, 2015
NASA is planning a mission to Jupiter's moon Europa to search for signs of alien life on the icy, ocean-harbouring world.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 16, 2015
Studying Titan - the only moon in the solar system to have a significant atmosphere - is thought to be looking back in time at an embryonic Earth.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 11, 2015
A treasure trove of prized mementos from the first moon landing have been found in Neil Armstrong's closet by his wife when she was doing a clear out.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday November 19, 2014
A British space venture is giving ordinary citizens the chance to leave their mark on the moon in a decade's time while helping scientists scout a possible location for a permanent base there.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 11, 2014
K.S Radhakrishnan said Isro was forging ahead with plans to land a spacecraft on the moon, along with a satellite to study the sun.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 1, 2014
China completed its first return mission to the moon early Saturday with the successful re-entry and landing of an unmanned probe, state media reported, in the latest step forward for Beijing's ambitious space programme.
Indo Asian News Service | Saturday October 25, 2014
The mission is to obtain data and validate re-entry tech for a future touchdown on the moon by Chang'e-5, expected to launch in 2017.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 24, 2014
China today launched an unmanned spacecraft to fly around the moon and back to Earth to test technologies to be used in the country's first lunar mission, but made an early adjustment in its orbit after the orbiter deviated from the path due to exter...
Associated Press | Friday October 24, 2014
The spacecraft lifted off from the southwestern Xichang satellite launch center early Friday morning.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 22, 2014
China will launch its latest lunar orbiter in the coming days, state media said Wednesday, in its first attempt to send a spacecraft around the moon and back to Earth.
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.
World News | 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 News | 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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 4, 2014
The man who designed China's Jade Rabbit moon rover hopes a more advanced version of his creation will be sent to Mars, state media reported, underscoring Beijing's increasingly ambitious space programme.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 24, 2014
The price of space junk inched closer to the moon on Friday after a hand controller from the Apollo 15 mission sold at auction for $610,063 - an apparent new record.
Indo Asian News Service | Monday April 21, 2014
Launched in September from Virginia, LADEE crashed on the far side of moon as originally planned, safely away from Apollo relics like flags, rovers, plaques and footprints.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 21, 2014
Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE), the moon exploring robot of NASA was annihilated when it impacted the surface of the moon, as planned last weekend, the US space agency announced.
World News | Reuters | Friday April 4, 2014
Add Enceladus, a small moon orbiting the giant ringed planet Saturn, to the growing list of places beyond Earth that have oceans - and prospects for hosting life, a study released on Thursday shows.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday March 5, 2014
NASA is plotting a daring robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be some form of life.
World News | Pallava Bagla | Friday January 31, 2014
Israel plans to do what only the world's biggest countries have so far- to land an unmanned space craft on the moon as early as 2016.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 30, 2014
NASA is planning to launch robotic missions to make water on the Moon in 2018 and oxygen on Mars in 2020.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 25, 2014
China's Jade Rabbit moon rover has experienced a "mechanical control abnormality", state media said on Saturday, in what appears to be a setback for a landmark mission in the country's ambitious space programme.