mission to the moon

Russia to send man to moon by 2030


April 28th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is planning to send a manned mission to the moon by 2030, Russian space agency Roscosmos said.According to the Russian space strategy published on ... Read more...

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I’ve been barred without probe, former ISRO chief tells PM (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) The nixed Devas spectrum deal came again to haunt the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), as its former chairman G. Madhavan Nair complained to ... Read more...

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Moon may have as much water as Earth has


May 27th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Water may be as plentiful within the moon as on the Earth, reveals a study of lunar rocks brought by the Apollo mission. Trapped water was ... Read more...

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Spacebound bacteria inspire earthly remedies


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Recent research aboard the Space Shuttle is giving scientists a better grasp of how infectious disease occurs in space and could improve astronaut health and provide ... Read more...

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Studying spacebound bacteria may inspire Earthbound remedies


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Scientists are gaining a better understanding of how infectious disease occurs in space, thanks to new research aboard the space shuttle.The finding could someday improve astronaut health and ... Read more...

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China Launches “Moon Mission” as Nasa Loses Lunar Interest


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:00 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Over forty years after the famous “giant leap for mankind” was performed by Neil Armstrong, NASA has severely cut it’s lunar landings and moon program, while China launches ... Read more...

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Obama may abandon NASA’s moon mission plan


February 1st, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) NASA's plan to send another mission to the moon by 2020 may take a U-turn as US President Barack Obama is expected to propose the closure of ... Read more...

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More indigenous components in second moon mission: ISRO


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Nov 23(ANI): Mylswamy Annadurai, Project Director of Chandrayan Mission II, ISRO, on Monday said that there would be more indigenous components in country's second moon mission.Annadurai was in the ... Read more...

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NASA’s new lunar mission to hunt for water on Moon


June 19th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), which will hunt for water on the Moon, launched aboard an Atlas V rocket on June 18.The satellite, launched from Cape Canaveral ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan II design ready


December 24th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): India''s Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today said that the design for the country''s second moon mission Chandrayaan II is ready. Talking to the mediapersons here on 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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ISRO, Russian Space Agency join hands for Indian Man Mission


December 13th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
By K G Vasuki Bangalore, Dec 13 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Russian Space Agency have joined hands to share critical equipments for the Indian Man Mission ... Read more...

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‘India’s manned moon mission by 2020′


December 6th, 2008 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 6 (IANS) India would be able to send a manned mission to the moon by 2020, while the second unmanned spacecraft would be ready by 2012, said a top space ... Read more...

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India now aims for manned space mission


November 23rd, 2008 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 (IANS) India is aiming to send a manned mission into the space after the success of its first unmanned mission to the moon, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRo) chairmain ... Read more...

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India’s moon mission: nine years in the landing


November 14th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) When India's first moon impact probe (MIP) lands on the lunar surface Friday night, it will be the culmination of a nine year effort - from mooting of ... Read more...

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Congress taking credit for Chandrayaan, alleges BJP


November 10th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday attacked the Congress party, alleging that it was taking credit for India's maiden mission to the moon. The accolades should have been ... Read more...

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India’’s manned mission not before 2012, says G. Madhavan Nair


October 24th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
By K G Vasuki Bangalore, Oct 24 (ANI): Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. Madhavan Nair has said that India''s manned mission would take atleast another three years. India''s space programme ... Read more...

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Dhaka daily hails India’s moon mission


October 24th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 24 (IANS) A prominent Dhaka daily Friday hailed India's maiden moon mission Chandrayaan-1 and hoped that its spin-off would help the entire South Asian region. There was "justifiable pride" in ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-I launch welcomed magnanimously in Delhi


October 23rd, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Priyankka SinghNew Delhi, Oct.23 (ANI): The successful launch of Chandrayaan-I, India''s maiden unmanned mission to the moon, has elated people across the spectrum in the country, as it lent a ... Read more...

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Moon mission a stupendous achievement by India: Vajpayee


October 22nd, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, under whose premiership India's moon mission was conceived, Wednesday congratulated the scientists for the successful launch of the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft and ... Read more...

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Chandrayan-I brings great cheer to residents of Mogltur Village in Andhra Pradesh


October 22nd, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
By K.Basi Reddy Mogaltur (Andhra Pradesh), Oct.22 (ANI): Residents of Mogaltur Village in Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh are proud of themselves since one of their fellow residents is today in news ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day after four interruptions (Second Lead)


October 22nd, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day Wednesday after four interruptions on the attacks on north Indians in Mumbai and what the Left parties perceived as ... Read more...

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US lauds India’s moon mission


October 22nd, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Lauding India on its first unmanned scientific mission to the moon, the US Wednesday said it showcased its technological prowess and exemplified ideals of bilateral partnership between ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha stalled over food for Kerala, Thackeray


October 22nd, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) With Left MPs demanding adequate food grain quota and electricity supply for Kerala and the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) asking for action against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) ... Read more...

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Scientific community celebrates successful launch of Chandrayaan-1


October 22nd, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 22 (IANS) It is a time for jubilation for the scientific community of India and they are cherishing every moment of it with the successful launch of Chandrayaan-1 early Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Indian space agency to map the moon


October 22nd, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) Oct 22 (IANS) The Indian space agency will map the entire surface of the moon in two years, a top official said here Wednesday, hours after the launch of ... Read more...

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PM congratulates scientists on successful Chandrayaan-1 launch


October 22nd, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) “The successful launch of the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, India's first unmanned scientific mission to the moon, marks the first step in what we hope will be a historic ... Read more...

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ISRO chief jubilant over successful launch of India’s mission moon


October 22nd, 2008 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 22 (IANS) "My heartiest congratulations to you all for the remarkable job. A remarkable journey to the moon has begun," a jubilant G. Madhavan Nair, chairman of Indian ... Read more...

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India’s moon mission countdown continues in heavy rain


October 21st, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) It was raining heavily at India's spaceport Sriharikota Tuesday morning as scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) continued their countdown for the launch of the country's ... Read more...

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Mission moon: the young are gung ho


October 18th, 2008 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) The student community in India's tech capital is quite busy these days, not just with preparations for the mid-term exams but with newfound interest to know more about ... Read more...

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X-ray camera aboard Chandrayaan-1 to probe the moon


October 16th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): The Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, which is Indias first mission to the moon, will carry a sophisticated X-ray camera on board, when it is launched into space on October ... Read more...

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‘India committed to peaceful use of outer space’


October 15th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) India favours peaceful uses of outer space for the common good of mankind, a member of the Indian delegation to the UN General Assembly session here has ... Read more...

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Weather permitting, India’s moon mission lifts off Oct 22


October 10th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 10 (IANS) Weather permitting, Chandrayaan 1, India's first mission to the moon, will lift off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh Oct 22, Indian Space ... Read more...

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X-ray camera aboard Chandrayaan to eye the Moon


September 26th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): A sophisticated X-ray camera made by scientists and engineers from the UKs Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is set to launch into space on October 22nd ... Read more...

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Indias Chandrayaan all set and tested for its Moon mission


September 26th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, September 26 (ANI): The integration of all instruments on the Indian Space Agencys Chandrayaan-1, Indias first mission to the Moon, is now complete and validation tests to check the functionality ... Read more...

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