Lunar Missions

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To Moon, Mars and beyond: First batch of NASA astronauts graduate two-year training school
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To Moon, Mars and beyond: First batch of NASA astronauts graduate two-year training school

They can go on any manned mission and will join the ranks of about 500 people who have been to space.

Four astronauts shortlisted for Gaganyaan; Chandrayaan 3 gets govt approval says ISRO chief K Sivan
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Four astronauts shortlisted for Gaganyaan; Chandrayaan 3 gets govt approval says ISRO chief K Sivan

Chandrayaan-3 will consist of lander and rover and will cost approximately Rs 250 crore.

Chandrayaan 3 to launch in 2030, will cost lesser than the second mission, Union Minister Jitendra Singh
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Chandrayaan 3 to launch in 2030, will cost lesser than the second mission, Union Minister Jitendra Singh

He said that calling Chandrayaan 2 a disappointment was wrong since it was India's maiden attempt.

NASA to send equipment to the Moon starting 2020 for Artemis crewed mission in 2024
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NASA to send equipment to the Moon starting 2020 for Artemis crewed mission in 2024

Three American firms have been tasked with sending instruments & equipment to the Moon for the Artemis program.

Top tunnels engineers excited by prospect of boring, building colonies on the Moon
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Top tunnels engineers excited by prospect of boring, building colonies on the Moon

Lunar mining calls for good design, optimised components, lighter & better-performing machines than terrestrial mining.

Moon's surface acts like a 'chemical factory' that can produce water: NASA
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Moon's surface acts like a 'chemical factory' that can produce water: NASA

Silica in space — whether on the Moon or as space dust — can be used to synthesize water: Researcher.

Chang'e-4 probe, rover survive first lunar night, wake up to record-low temperature
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Chang'e-4 probe, rover survive first lunar night, wake up to record-low temperature

Instruments on China's Chang'e-3 moon mission survived 60 lunar nights & continue to be in operation.

China to collect samples from the moon in Chang’e-5 mission by the end of 2019
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China to collect samples from the moon in Chang’e-5 mission by the end of 2019

The agency is aiming to get samples from the moon this year & send a probe to Mars by 2020.

China's Chang'e-4 probe relays first images after historic touchdown on moon's far side
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China's Chang'e-4 probe relays first images after historic touchdown on moon's far side

Chang'e-4's lander and rover make a successful touch down at 10.26 am PT earlier today.

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission delayed a third time, new launch date unclear
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ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission delayed a third time, new launch date unclear

We will be able to decide on a launch date for Chandrayaan-2 in about 10 to 12 days: ISRO Chairman.

Israel's 'Genesis' spacecraft gets special passenger before 2019 launch to the moon
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Israel's 'Genesis' spacecraft gets special passenger before 2019 launch to the moon

If successful, the mission will be Israel's first lunar spacecraft and the country's first private one.

China's Chang'e-4 spacecraft launched in world's first mission to moon's far side
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China's Chang'e-4 spacecraft launched in world's first mission to moon's far side

China is keen to demonstrate its ambition as a space power to rival Russia, the EU & the US.

NASA partners 9 companies to develop lunar robotic landers in next 10 years
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NASA partners 9 companies to develop lunar robotic landers in next 10 years

NASA would buy space on commercial robotic landers to deliver payloads to the lunar surface.

NASA's Orion spacecraft receives engines from Airbus for future moon missions
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NASA's Orion spacecraft receives engines from Airbus for future moon missions

After a year of intensive testing, the first 3-week unmanned Orion mission is scheduled for 2020.

Colonising the moon: A story of dust, bricks and a printer to build a lunar village
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Colonising the moon: A story of dust, bricks and a printer to build a lunar village

Pink Floyd famously sang of not wanting to be a brick in the wall. Could that change soon?

'When you see the moon, think of Neil Armstrong, and give him a wink'
World

'When you see the moon, think of Neil Armstrong, and give him a wink'

Neil Armstrong, the man who epitomised mankind's quest for discovery, is dead.

Russia building spacecraft for lunar missions
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Russia building spacecraft for lunar missions

Russia has started building a spacecraft for manned lunar missions, with the aim of creating the first base on the surface of the moon.