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NASA spacecraft to take images of Apollo landing sites


August 12th, 2011 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A NASA spacecraft will move 30 km closer to the moon for a week to take clearer images of the Apollo lunar landing sites.The Lunar ... Read more...

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Researchers create most comprehensive moon map


December 20th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) Researchers have created the most detailed and comprehensive map of the moon's complex landscape thanks to data provided by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). "This dataset is being ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-I finds ice near Moon’s north pole


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 2 (IANS) Using data from a NASA radar that flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists have detected ice deposits totalling at least an estimated 600 million metric ... Read more...

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Earth and beyond: Shah Rukh on moon now!


January 25th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has transcended his popularity on earth and is literally over the moon with a lunar crater named after him by the ... Read more...

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NASA’s LCROSS confirms presence of water in lunar crater


November 14th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 14 (ANI): Preliminary data from NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, has indicated that the mission successfully uncovered water in a permanently shadowed lunar crater.The LCROSS spacecraft ... Read more...

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There is plenty of water on the moon, NASA confirms


November 14th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) There is indeed water on the moon - as first indicated by India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan - and plenty of it, US space scientists ... Read more...

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NASA probe searches for water on Moon’s south pole


October 13th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moffett Field, Oct 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On 9th October, in a scientific mission to solve the mystery whether the presence of lunar water is true or not, NASA had launched a ... Read more...

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Hubble Space Telescope observes ‘Moon bombing’


October 10th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 10 (ANI): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has made a series of observations of the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite's (LCROSS) 'Moon bombing' mission.Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) ... Read more...

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NASA’s water-hunting “Moon bombing” mission may have hit a “dry hole”


October 10th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 10 (ANI): NASA's much-anticipated "Moon bombing" mission, in which it sent the LCROSS spacecraft to the Moon to strike a crater in order to collect frozen water, may have ... Read more...

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Nasa spacecraft impacts lunar crater in search for water ice


October 9th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moffett Field, Oct 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, today created a twin lunar impact to search for water on the moon’s surface. Scientists will analyze ... Read more...

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US rocket crashes into moon in search of water (Lead)


October 9th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (DPA) A NASA rocket crashed into the moon Friday, sending a huge plume of dust above the surface in an experiment scientists hope will provide data about ice ... Read more...

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NASA bombs the moon - watch live here


October 9th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moffett Field, Oct 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a historic mission to solve the mystery of the presence of lunar water, NASA has launched a special moon-specific mission called Lunar CRater Observing ... Read more...

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NASA set to bomb the moon today


October 9th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moffett Field, Oct 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA has launched a special moon-specific mission called Lunar CRater Observing and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) that will send a missile that will literally crash ("bomb") into ... Read more...

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US rocket ready to crash into moon


October 9th, 2009 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (DPA) A US rocket is to crash into the moon Friday in an experiment scientists hope will provide data about ice hidden in the perpetually dark lunar craters. Astronomers ... Read more...

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NASA picks up new target for collecting water on moon


September 29th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 29 (ANI): After the discovery of water on the Moon, scientists have picked a new target for the planned October 9 crash of a NASA spacecraft into a crater ... Read more...

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New evidence points towards water on Moon


September 19th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 19 (ANI): Two separate lunar missions have found evidence which indicates that the polar regions of the moon are chock full of water-altered minerals.According to a report in Nature News, ... Read more...

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Signs of water on moon more widespread than expected: Scientists


September 18th, 2009 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (DPA) The element hydrogen - a key ingredient in water - is more widespread than expected at the moon's south pole, scientists said Thursday. NASA scientists announced the first data ... Read more...

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NASA selects spot where it will search for water on the moon


September 9th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): NASA has selected the target crater where its LCROSS spacecraft will search for water on the moon.The announcement of the target location where the Lunar Crater Observation and ... Read more...

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NASA’s Moon mission successfully completes lunar maneuver


June 24th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, successfully completed its most significant early mission milestone on June 23 with a lunar swingby and calibration of its ... Read more...

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Water-hunting satellite to reach moon Tuesday


June 23rd, 2009 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (DPA) NASA will take a giant step toward bringing humans back to the moon Tuesday as a new orbiting satellite arrives there to search for water. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter ... Read more...

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America returns to the Moon with Atlas V rocket


June 19th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The flawless launch of an Atlas V rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida has signaled America’s return to the Moon.Powered by twin liquid-fueled engines and two solid-fueled boosters, ... Read more...

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NASA starts back to moon with dual mission (Lead)


June 19th, 2009 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (DPA) NASA launched a dual mission Thursday to help pave the way for humans to return to the moon, as the US space agency looks beyond the continuing ... Read more...

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Satellites’ launch to give boost to NASA’s ‘return to Moon’ mission


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): NASA's return to the moon will get a boost in June with the launch of two satellites that will return a wealth of data about Earth's nearest neighbor. ... Read more...

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NASA moon mission to pave way for humans’ return


May 22nd, 2009 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (DPA) US space agency NASA has said it is ready to send two missions to the moon in a launch next month that will set the course for ... Read more...

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NASA mission to seek water ice on Moon


February 18th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): NASAs Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS), which will seek water ice on Moon, is enroute from Northrop Grummans facility in Redondo Beach, California, to the ... Read more...

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NASA’’s next Moon mission successfully completes thermal vacuum testing


December 23rd, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): NASA''s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), which is the agency''s next mission to the Moon, has successfully completed thermal vacuum testing, which simulates the extreme hot, cold and ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft to search for water on the Moon


June 25th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Engineering teams are conducting final checkouts of the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, known as LCROSS, that will take a significant step forward in the search ... Read more...

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Astronomer suggests conserving lunar crater for radio astronomy


March 24th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
London, March 24 (ANI): An astronomer has suggested that a crater in the center of the far side of the moon should be conserved, as it is an ideal location for ... Read more...

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NASAs moon water-finding mission one step closer to launch


January 15th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): NASAs mission to find water on the moon is getting closer to reality, with the completion of validation tests and shipping of cameras and sensors to the lunar ... Read more...

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