The samples showed that volcanic activity occurred on the moon as recently as two billion years ago, compared to previous estimates that thought it halted some 2.8 billion and three billion years ago.
The researchers believe that it would be similar to the Svalbard Seed Bank, an existing repository in Norway that holds hundreds of thousands of plant samples.
President Xi Jinping has put China's "space dream" into overdrive, with a crewed space station planned for next year.
The rover Yutu-2 has far exceeded its three-month design lifespan, becoming the longest-working lunar rover on the moon.
It is only a matter of decades, perhaps just years, before we see a continuous human presence on the Moon.
The upcoming Green Run hot fire test will be a key milestone event for NASA’s Artemis missions.
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.
Chandrayaan 2: Failure is part of the 'big game', shouldn't discourage the science community, says NASA-JPL CTO
The NASA JPL Chief emphasised a familiar statistic quotes at the time of Vikram's planned landing — 40% of moons missions in last 60 years have failed.
NASA wants to return to the moon with the Artemis mission and they are building a smaller version of the ISS to orbit the moon.
This method will help future astronauts to stay in the safety of the spacecraft while controlling the rover.
The Artemis mission will also feature an unpressurized rover for astronauts to move around faster in.
The lunar space station US intends to build will have a lifetime of at least 15 years, the NASA chief said.
Three NASA astronauts spent three days living inside each of the space habitat prototypes.
These moon landers gave us a lot of the information about the moon that enabled us to send the first human beings there.
Chandrayaan 2: Lost communication link with Vikram to be investigation by newly-formed national committee
A recent update confirmed that the orbiter is performing well, its instruments tested and ready to relay data over its 7-year mission life.
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center will serve as HQ for the space agency's Artemis programme to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024.
The 2 other contracts for lunar landers, with Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines, are slated to launch in 2021.
This replica travels at a speed of 97 kmph, while the original vehicle could only reach a top speed of 12 km.
With the Moon at the centre of the ‘space race’ again, the story of how humans got to our celestial neighbor is a story that bears repeating.
The moon has revealed itself to be a complicated character and we consider it as we would a fellow traveller