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'Moon Mission' - 68 News Result(s)

  • China Trims Orbit of Lunar Spacecraft Hours After Launch

    China Trims Orbit of Lunar Spacecraft Hours After Launch

    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...

  • China Launches Experimental Moon Orbiter

    China Launches Experimental Moon Orbiter

    The spacecraft lifted off from the southwestern Xichang satellite launch center early Friday morning.

  • China to Send Orbiter to Moon and Back: Report

    China to Send Orbiter to Moon and Back: Report

    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.

  • Next Moon Mission, Chandrayaan-II, in 2017

    Next Moon Mission, Chandrayaan-II, in 2017

    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.

  • China to Send Orbiter to Moon and Back

    China to Send Orbiter to Moon and Back

    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.

  • NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Finds 101 Geysers on Icy Saturn Moon

    NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Finds 101 Geysers on Icy Saturn Moon

    Scientists using mission data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus.

  • Chinese Moon Rover Designer Shooting for Mars

    Chinese Moon Rover Designer Shooting for Mars

    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.

  • Joystick Sets Record Price for Space Collectibles

    Joystick Sets Record Price for Space Collectibles

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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