World | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday January 10, 2014
The Chandrayaan-II will have an indigenously developed rover and a lander using the Geo-Synchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV).
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 23, 2013
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.
World | Agence Frence-Presse | Saturday December 14, 2013
A space module carrying China's first lunar rover landed on the moon on Saturday, state television said.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 2, 2013
China, which successfully launched its first ever mission to land an unmanned spacecraft on the Moon, has expressed interest in space cooperation with India.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 1, 2013
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.