Moon Missions

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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.

Chandrayaan 2: Failure is part of the 'big game', shouldn't discourage the science community, says NASA-JPL CTO
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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.

JAXA to build moon rover, space vehicle for use in NASA's Artemis moon mission
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JAXA to build moon rover, space vehicle for use in NASA's Artemis moon mission

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.

Sitting in the space station, ESA astronaut remotely drives lunar rover collecting rock samples
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Sitting in the space station, ESA astronaut remotely drives lunar rover collecting rock samples

This method will help future astronauts to stay in the safety of the spacecraft while controlling the rover.

First of NASA's Artemis moon missions in 2024 to feature two astronauts, lunar rover
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First of NASA's Artemis moon missions in 2024 to feature two astronauts, lunar rover

The Artemis mission will also feature an unpressurized rover for astronauts to move around faster in.

Invest in NASA's Artemis mission and hitch a ride to Moon, US announces at IAC 2019
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Invest in NASA's Artemis mission and hitch a ride to Moon, US announces at IAC 2019

The lunar space station US intends to build will have a lifetime of at least 15 years, the NASA chief said.

NASA may opt for inflatable habitats to house future human missions to Moon, Mars and beyond
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NASA may opt for inflatable habitats to house future human missions to Moon, Mars and beyond

Three NASA astronauts spent three days living inside each of the space habitat prototypes.

World Space Week: Eight moon landers that successfully explored the surface of Earth's satellite
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World Space Week: Eight moon landers that successfully explored the surface of Earth's satellite

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
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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 announces Alabama spaceflight centre as HQ for spacecraft to the Moon in 2024
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NASA announces Alabama spaceflight centre as HQ for spacecraft to the Moon in 2024

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.

Team Indus partner OrbitBeyond drops out of NASA contract for 2020 moon lander mission
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Team Indus partner OrbitBeyond drops out of NASA contract for 2020 moon lander mission

The 2 other contracts for lunar landers, with Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines, are slated to launch in 2021.

Fully-functional replica of NASA's Apollo lunar rover to drive at NASCAR race
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Fully-functional replica of NASA's Apollo lunar rover to drive at NASCAR race

This replica travels at a speed of 97 kmph, while the original vehicle could only reach a top speed of 12 km.

Chandrayaan 2: A brief history of every moonshot in the history of space exploration
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Chandrayaan 2: A brief history of every moonshot in the history of space exploration

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.

Romancing the moon and dreaming of space on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11
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Romancing the moon and dreaming of space on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

The moon has revealed itself to be a complicated character and we consider it as we would a fellow traveller

Only 12 Americans have ever set foot on the moon, here’s what they thought of it
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Only 12 Americans have ever set foot on the moon, here’s what they thought of it

Gene Cernan said that right after landing on the Moon you experience the most quiet moment a human being can experience in his lifetime.

Moon rocks from Apollo missions could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth
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Moon rocks from Apollo missions could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth

NASA loaned 18 rock samples for the study and they came from the Apollo 12 and 15 missions.

Moon rocks from Apollo missions will be opened on 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11
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Moon rocks from Apollo missions will be opened on 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Of all the six mission, the Apollo 11 mission got back only 22 kilograms of moon rocks, the least amount of samples.

Moon rocks from Apollo missions are transforming our understanding of the universe
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Moon rocks from Apollo missions are transforming our understanding of the universe

To get grams of these precious samples on Earth, scientists go through a rigorous process when requesting a sample.

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.

NASA’s Artemis mission gameplan involves 37 launches and a base on the Moon
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NASA’s Artemis mission gameplan involves 37 launches and a base on the Moon

NASA is aiming to herald a new era in manned space exploration (a second time) under a tight, 5-year deadline.