- Chandrayaan 2 closer to Moon landing as it moves to second orbit: ISRO
The Indian Space Research Organisation on Wednesday revealed that the India's Chandrayaan 2 successfully performed a critical manoeuvre that lasted about 20 minutes as it moved more close to the Moon.
- Chandrayaan 2 updateIndia's 'Chandrayaan 2' successfully placed in Lunar orbit: Report
India's second moon mission achieved the "biggest milestone" as the scientists successfully placed it in the lunar orbit on August 20. The lunar-rover will now start a descent to the moon on September 7.Indian soil on MoonIndian soil may have reached Moon on crashed Israeli lander
Nova Spivack, co-founder of AMF, told The Hindu that the Lunar Library contained a small sample from the Bodhi tree in India, along with material on learning Hindi, Urdu and information on music.Earth PicturesISRO shares first pictures of Earth from Chandrayaan-2
Indian Space Research Organisation's (Isro) shared first pictures of Earth clicked from Chandrayaan-2 from the space.SpaceNASA tweets thumbs up to ISRO after Chandrayaan 2 launch
Hours after India successfully launched Chandrayaan 2 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, NASA congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch. Tweeting about it, NASA mentioned that they are looking forward to see the findings from the mission.SpaceChandrayaan 2: India's second moon mission launched successfully
After technical glitch on July 15, ISRO on Monday (July 22) launched India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 on a powerful GSLV-MkIII-M1 rocket from its spaceport in Sriharikota to explore the unchartered south pole of the celestial body by landing a rover.SpaceApollo 11 original moonwalk tapes sell for $1.8 mn
A NASA intern who had paid $217.77 for the original videotapes of the Apollo 11 moonwalk turned into a millionaire by selling them for $1.8 million at a Sotheby’s auction on Saturday. The amount happens t be 8,000 times what Gary George had paid for the 1,150 reels of tape in a government surplus auction at the Johnson Space Center in 1976.SpaceISRO calls off Chandrayaan-2 launch after technical snag, next date soon
The GSLV Mark III carrying the orbiter, lander, and rover was scheduled to take off at 02:51 am from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, the country’s only launch site.SpaceMarsquake: First quake on mars recorded by NASA
This is for the first time when the instrument has recorded trembling that is believed of coming from inside the planet, as opposed to being caused by forces above the surface, such as wind, NASA said in a statement.Space85% of the Hope Probe project for Mars complete: Scientists
In a statement released from Dubai Media Office, it has been confirmed that the mission is under the testing phase as less than 500 days are left for its launch. The project has been planned in a way that it will reach Mars by 2021, the year when UAE will celebrate its 50th anniversary of foundation day.SpaceSpaceX Crew Capsule suffers failure in engine test, delay in first manned flight likely
The issue becomes more critical as the failure came at a time when the company hopes to start ferrying astronauts to the International space station by the end of this year under NASA’s "commercial crew program." Now, it looks like the dream is going to get delayed as the company is clueless on what might have caused the issue.SpaceUniverse's first molecule detected in the space
Operating the GREAT far-infrared spectrometer onboard the flying observatory SOFIA, an international team reported unambiguous detection of the molecule towards the planetary nebula NGC 7027.SpaceNASA's TESS spots earth sized planet
"It’s so exciting that TESS, which launched just about a year ago, is already a game-changer in the planet-hunting business," said Johanna Teske, Carnegie Institution for Science in the US.SpaceThe first 'groundbreaking' pictures of a black hole to be unveiled on Wednesday
Called the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), the project's ultimate goal is baked into its name: take pictures of the event horizon, or point-of-no-return for a black hole.SpaceAll 'Mission Shakti' debris to decay in 45 days from March 27: DRDO chief
On March 27, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that India has successfully tested an A-Sat missile under 'Mission Shakti'; and India has now entered the elite group nations to possess the capability to hit a target in space.SpaceNASA tests mega rocket engine for upcoming Moon mission
In a bid to make a successful moon mission in near future, NASA has successfully tested a mega rocket engine, marking a major milestone in its aim to return astronauts to the lunar surface in the next five years. The statement was confirmed by US space agency today. The latest test was conducted on April 4 at NASA's Stennis Space Center near Bay St Louis, Mississippi, US, NASA said in a statement.SpaceIsrael's Beresheet moon lander arrives lunar orbit: Details inside
An Israeli spacecraft is expected to swing into orbit around the moon today. But, the history making event will take place if the spacecraft aces a six-minute engine firing, a critical maneuver that will set up for the privately-funded probe’s historic landing attempt April 11.SpaceNASA rejects 'mission shakti', space debris raised risk for ISS
ISRO scientists are hit by tough allegations as NASA claims that the waste from anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test has increased 44 percent collision risk to the International Space Station (ISS), thereby condemning the 'mission shakti'.SpaceDRDO official rejects NASA's claims, says 'A-SAT debris will disappear in 45 days'
Nasa on Tuesday raised concerns over the debris formed due to India's destruction of one of its own satellites; the agency called it a 'terrible thing' as over 400 pieces of orbital debris have been created and are dangerous for the astronauts in the International Space Station.