World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 10, 2015
The mission will be launched before 2020 and aims to land a probe on a part of the moon never visible from earth.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 21, 2015
A pockmarked, icy landscape looms beneath NASA's Cassini spacecraft in new images of Saturn's moon Dione taken during the mission's last close approach to the small, icy world.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday July 26, 2015
After a successful mission to Pluto last week, scientists are preparing to launch a probe to search for life on the icy moons of Saturn and Jupiter, media reports said.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
The Smithsonian Institution in the US has launched a crowdfunding campaign to preserve the spacesuit in which NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong first set foot on the Moon during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 22, 2015
The Cassini mission is a joint effort by Nasa and the European Space Agency (ESA).
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 22, 2015
A study using data from the joint NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) Cassini mission suggests the Saturn moon Titan's surface indentation that is similar to creation of sinkholes on the Earth.
Press Trust of India | Thursday June 18, 2015
"Today we're taking an exciting step from concept to mission, in our quest to find signs of life beyond Earth," Nasa said.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 18, 2015
NASA has come a step closer to its planned mission to Europa which will try to find out if a liquid water ocean beneath the surface of the Jupiter's moon have the ingredients to support life.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 5, 2015
NASA may be able to land astronauts on Mars cost-effectively by 2039 if the US space agency takes a stepwise approach that includes a manned trip to the red planet's moon Phobos, scientists say.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 2, 2015
The United Nations on Monday said South Sudan has decided to expel the world body's top humanitarian official based in the conflict-torn nation and called on the government to immediately reverse its decision.
Agence France-Presse | Monday April 20, 2015
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) plans to launch the moon mission as early as the fiscal year starting in April 2018.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Dr M Annadurai, who made major contributions in India's Mars and Moon missions, has assumed the office of Director, ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC) in Bengaluru.
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 external factors.
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.