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India’s Chandrayaan-2 moon mission hits 1-year mark in lunar orbit

Home News Spaceflight An artist's depiction of the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter studying the moon's surface. (Image: © ISRO) India's Chandrayaan-2 lunar orbiter has finished one year and 4,400 trips around the moon — and the spacecraft is just getting started, Indian space agency officials said Thursday (Aug. 20)."The spacecraft is healthy…
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August 21, 2020
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Russia gearing up to launch moon mission in 2021

Russia's Luna-25 spacecraft is starting to come together ahead of its planned launch next year.Last month, flight units of Russian scientific instruments were delivered from the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences to NPO Lavochkin — part of Roscosmos, the Russian federal space agency. Russian space industry…
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August 7, 2020
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What Apollo 18 Can Teach Us About COVID-19

Given the state of the world right now, it's no great surprise that President Trump's goal to send humans back to the moon by 2024 is in jeopardy. Many space policy experts questioned the feasibility of that deadline even when it was originally announced in March of last year. Now…
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August 3, 2020
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Miniature moon tech wins big with NASA challenge

Home News Tech NASA has announced the winner for its "Honey, I Shrunk the NASA Payload" contests for tiny moon tech. (Image: © NASA) Future moon missions might be miniature, as NASA names the winner of a big new challenge. In April, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) issued a public challenge,…
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July 26, 2020
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UAE Mars mission liftoff on Japan rocket reset for Monday

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press Updated 1:41 am CDT, Friday, July 17, 2020 Mahmood al-Nasser, left, and Mohammad Nasser al-Emadi, center, test the Emirates Mars Mission probe's "flat sat" at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Thursday, June 25, 2020. The spacecraft, named Amal, which is…
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July 17, 2020
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NASA: Design A Space Toilet For Moon And Win Rs 26 Lakh

You are here Jun 28, 2020, 08:16 IST Astronauts are intelligent and exceptionally brave but they are not superhuman, they still have to poop and pee. NASA needed a more serious bathroom-break plan but the solutions to this problem were not easy. After the Apollo missions ended in 1975, engineers…
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June 28, 2020