Delayed three weeks by technical issues, this was the 13th New Shepard flight for Blue Origin. The first was in 2015.
Astronomers using the Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona first detected the object, saying it could be a possible mini-moon and named it 2020 SO.
Chandrayaan 3: To test and prepare for successful landing, ISRO to recreate lunar craters in village near Bangalore
A source revealed that the artificial moon craters will be about 10 metres in diameter and will be three metres deep.
A part of the funding will be also used to broaden the possibilities of the lander for the third commercial mission and beyond.
Of the additional budget, Rs 60 crore will reportedly be used towards machinery, equipment, paying salaries and so on.
Yutu-2 lunar rover, a part of China's Chang'e 4 mission stumbled upon this substance lunar day 8.
Three American firms have been tasked with sending instruments & equipment to the Moon for the Artemis program.
The USA wants to put humans on Mars and revisiting the Moon will be the next big step in that direction.
Redditers raised many cool questions about the Artemis mission, which was moved up four years sooner than originally planned for in 2028.
The Beresheet spacecraft is on a 7-week mission due to make its touch down on the Moon on 11 April.
Beresheet is due to touch down on 11 April & make Israel the fourth country to land on the moon.
The landing craft dubbed “Beresheet,” will take off from Florida, propelled by a SpaceX Falcon rocket.
The LRO captured the lander on the moon's surface, but the Yutu-2 rover dodged detection.
ISRO announcement highlights: Chandrayaan-2 to launch mid-April, reusable launch vehicle to be tested
ISRO plans to invest time & money in developing tech for the Gaganyaan 2020 mission this year.
Chang'e-4's lander and rover make a successful touch down at 10.26 am PT earlier today.
The Chang'e-4 mission is also part of China's ambitions to further its space and geopolitical goals.
The mission's success places China as the only nation to visit the Moon's face invisible to Earth.
Lander payloads could also conduct technology demonstrations, using the Moon as a technology testbed for Mars.
Neil Armstrong first stepped on the surface of the moon on 20 July 1969 and the rest was history.
Chandrayaan-2 to be launched in April; lunar mission to attempt first-ever landing on moon's south pole
Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission under which the ISRO will for the first time attempt to land a rover on the moon's south pole, will be launched in April.