News file for: Moon
A Chinese space probe has successfully taken close-up images of the near-earth asteroid Toutatis.
China will launch its Chang’e-3 lunar satellite in the second half of next year, a senior space industry official said on Saturday.
India’s second mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, which was tentatively slated for launch in 2014 could be delayed, said ISRO chairman K. Radhakrishnan.
The first man to step on the surface of moon, 82-year-old Neil Armstrong, passed away on Saturday.
China is preparing to launch its first space telescope between 2014 and 2016, says a top Chinese astronomer, Su Dingqiang.
The first ethnic Chinese astronaut to fly into space, 72-year-old Taylor Wang (王赣骏), has emphasized the need for Chinese-U.S. collaboration on future missions to Mars.
On the eve of the 43rd anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 launch which is on July 16, Japan announced on Sunday that it was planning a manned moon mission.
Opening a new chapter in world space history, China’s Shenzhou-9 spacecraft and its three crew members touched down safely in China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region this morning.
As history has repeatedly shown, where there are valuable minerals to be unearthed, adventurous humans will arrive in droves – even if it means battling extreme conditions and risking life and limb.
Contrary to the popular theory, the moon had a lot of volcanic activity and was not a dead place, according to India’s Chandrayaan-1 and NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.