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  • NASA's moon mission crashed into the lunar surface at an incredible 5,700 km per hour

    NASA's moon mission crashed into the lunar surface at an incredible 5,700 km per hour

    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.

  • NASA crashed moon mission at 5,700 km per hour

    NASA crashed moon mission at 5,700 km per hour

    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.

  • With planned crash, NASA lunar mission comes to end

    With planned crash, NASA lunar mission comes to end

    NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer spacecraft slammed into the moon early Friday, as planned, but a few days earlier than NASA officials expected.

  • Small Saturn moon boasts underground ocean, study shows

    Small Saturn moon boasts underground ocean, study shows

    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.

  • NASA plots daring flight to Jupiter's watery moon

    NASA plots daring flight to Jupiter's watery moon

    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.

  • Tiny Israel sets its sight on the moon

    Tiny Israel sets its sight on the moon

    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.

  • NASA to make water on Moon and oxygen on Mars

    NASA to make water on Moon and oxygen on Mars

    NASA is planning to launch robotic missions to make water on the Moon in 2018 and oxygen on Mars in 2020.

  • China's moon rover develops a snag: report

    China's moon rover develops a snag: report

    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.

  • India to launch Chandrayaan-II by 2017

    India to launch Chandrayaan-II by 2017

    The Chandrayaan-II will have an indigenously developed rover and a lander using the Geo-Synchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV).

  • Let there be light, on moon!

    Let there be light, on moon!

    As India gears up to send Chandrayaan 2, its second lunar exploration mission to the moon, in the near future, there is heartening news for those manning our Moon Mission.

  • China's first lunar rover lands on moon: State TV

    China's first lunar rover lands on moon: State TV

    A space module carrying China's first lunar rover landed on the moon on Saturday, state television said.

  • China ready for space cooperation with India

    China ready for space cooperation with India

    China, which successfully launched its first ever mission to land an unmanned spacecraft on the Moon, has expressed interest in space cooperation with India.

  • Anticipation builds for China's first moon rover mission

    Anticipation builds for China's first moon rover mission

    China's state media and people eagerly awaited the launch early Monday of the country's first lunar rover mission, the next step in an ambitious space programme.

  • China to launch moon rover on Monday

    China to launch moon rover on Monday

    China will launch its first ever moon rover mission on Monday, state media said, as Beijing embarks on the latest stage in its ambitious space programme.

  • NASA spacecraft finds plastic ingredient on Saturn's moon Titan

    NASA spacecraft finds plastic ingredient on Saturn's moon Titan

    NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found propylene, a chemical used to make household plastic containers, on Saturn's moon Titan, the space agency said.

  • New NASA spacecraft to investigate moon mystery

    New NASA spacecraft to investigate moon mystery

    More than 40 years after the last Apollo astronauts left the moon, NASA is preparing to launch a small robotic spacecraft to investigate one of their most bizarre discoveries.

  • India's Chandrayaan helps NASA detect water on Moon

    India's Chandrayaan helps NASA detect water on Moon

    Using data collected by India's Chandrayaan mission, NASA has detected magmatic water locked under the surface of the Moon.

  • NASA to launch Moon mission next month

    NASA to launch Moon mission next month

    NASA is making final preparations to launch a small car-sized robotic Moon probe next month in an attempt to answer prevailing questions about the lunar atmosphere.

  • Say cheese! NASA to photograph Earth from Saturn

    Say cheese! NASA to photograph Earth from Saturn

    Citizens of Earth, get ready for your close-up from thousands of miles away! NASA's Cassini spacecraft will be taking the first-ever natural-colour image of the Earth as seen from the Saturn system, from 1.44 billion kilometres away on July 19.

  • Lost Apollo 11 Moon dust found in dusty storage

    Lost Apollo 11 Moon dust found in dusty storage

    Moon dust samples gathered by Neil Armstrong during the Apollo 11 lunar mission have been discovered inside a California lab warehouse after sitting in the dusty storage unnoticed for more than 40 years.

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