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NASA agent-turned-Moon rock hunter to track down lost Moon rock souvenirs
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NASA agent-turned-Moon rock hunter to track down lost Moon rock souvenirs

The rocks were gifted to all existing nations at that time and have since been lost to time, destroyed or stolen.

Team Indus to design and build a moon lander for NASA's Artemis 2024 mission
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Team Indus to design and build a moon lander for NASA's Artemis 2024 mission

Team Indus is part of a consortium with Orbit Beyond that has been awarded a contract of $97 million.

NASA new rocket will not be ready for moon shot next year says Congress
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NASA new rocket will not be ready for moon shot next year says Congress

NASA’s SLS, or Space Launch System, rocket, could do everything in one fell swoop.

Scientists find the Earth's oldest rock in lunar sample returned from the moon
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Scientists find the Earth's oldest rock in lunar sample returned from the moon

Researchers found evidence that the rock was launched from Earth by a large impacting asteroid or comet.

Jayalalithaa death anniversary: Doctor says ex-Tamil Nadu CM was 'sensitive' in matters related to food
India

Jayalalithaa death anniversary: Doctor says ex-Tamil Nadu CM was 'sensitive' in matters related to food

A close relative of VK Sasikala, aide of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, has deposed before a panel probing the leader's death that she had told him that there was no pleasure to her other than having the food of her choice.

Volkswagen to join Baidu's Apollo consortium to develop self-driving cars
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Volkswagen to join Baidu's Apollo consortium to develop self-driving cars

Volkswagen will gain a seat on the management board of Apollo which has brought in 130 partners.

SpaceX announces its new plans to send people on a tour around the Moon
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SpaceX announces its new plans to send people on a tour around the Moon

It will use its massive Big Falcon Rocket, designed to carry people into deep space.

Sending humans back to the moon would not require a big budget: NASA
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Sending humans back to the moon would not require a big budget: NASA

The Apollo programme in the mid-1960s gobbled up about 4.5 per cent of the federal budget.

Dayalu Ammal, wife of late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, admitted to Chennai's Apollo Hospital
India

Dayalu Ammal, wife of late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, admitted to Chennai's Apollo Hospital

Dayalu Ammal, wife of late Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) patriarch M Karunanidhi, who died earlier this month, has been admitted to the Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, sources said.

Experts say that US may not make it to Mars by the 2030s due to bad planning
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Experts say that US may not make it to Mars by the 2030s due to bad planning

Experts and lawmakers expressed concern that poor planning and lack of funds will delay Mars plans.

Woman sues NASA to retain a piece of moon gifted to her by Neil Armstrong
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Woman sues NASA to retain a piece of moon gifted to her by Neil Armstrong

Cicco has now sued NASA because the space agency has "a history of seizing suspected lunar material from private citizens", her attorney was quoted as saying.

Microsoft partners with Apollo Hospitals to develop model for cardiac care using AI
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Microsoft partners with Apollo Hospitals to develop model for cardiac care using AI

The partnership between Microsoft and Apollo will work to develop and deploy new machine learning models to predict patient risk

John Young, the NASA astronaut who walked on the moon dies at the age of 87
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John Young, the NASA astronaut who walked on the moon dies at the age of 87

NASA called John Young one of its pioneers — the only agency astronaut to go into space as part of the Gemini, Apollo and space shuttle programs.

Baidu's self-driving open platform Apollo to use Blackberry's QNX OS
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Baidu's self-driving open platform Apollo to use Blackberry's QNX OS

BlackBerry, which has developed software QNX Hypervisor 2.0, said Baidu will use its software for its self-driving open platform, Apollo.

Team of five Telangana students selected for NASA's Human Exploration Rover Challenge
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Team of five Telangana students selected for NASA's Human Exploration Rover Challenge

The NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge began as the NASA Great Moonbuggy Race and was first held in in 1994, 25 years after the first manned Apollo landing on the moon.

New study reveals that the surface of Moon contains high amounts of water trapped in deposits
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New study reveals that the surface of Moon contains high amounts of water trapped in deposits

Numerous volcanic deposits distributed across the surface of the Moon contain unusually high amounts of trapped water compared with surrounding terrains.

Jayalalithaa death: Tamil Nadu govt cites Aiims 'clean chit' to deny accusations of malpractice
Politics

Jayalalithaa death: Tamil Nadu govt cites Aiims 'clean chit' to deny accusations of malpractice

Tamil Nadu government on Monday cited Apollo hospitals and AIIMS reports to deny that the health complications of late J Jayalalithaa due to wrong medication.

Five teams qualify to compete for Google Lunar XPrize competition worth $30 million
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Five teams qualify to compete for Google Lunar XPrize competition worth $30 million

Five teams have qualified to compete in a $30 million Google-backed competition to land and operate robotic spacecraft on the surface of the moon, the XPrize Foundation said on Tuesday.

Nasa announces death of Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon
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Nasa announces death of Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon

Eugene A. Cernan, the commander of the Apollo 17 lunar-landing mission in 1972 and the last man to walk on the moon, died in Houston.

Cho Ramaswamy watched Jayalalithaa's final journey before he breathed his last
Politics

Cho Ramaswamy watched Jayalalithaa's final journey before he breathed his last

Barely 36 hours after Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s death, her close friend and adviser for many years, the Editor-in-Chief of Tamil weekly news magazine ‘Thuglak’ Cho Ramaswamy, 82, passed away in Chennai after a prolonged illness.