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Mars rover Curiosity targets football-sized rock


September 20th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Mars rover Curiosity has driven up to a football-sized rock that will be the first for the rover's arm to examine, US space agency NASA announced. ... Read more...

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Mars Rover find traces of mineral gypsum


December 8th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) US space agency NASA's Mars Rover has found bright veins of a mineral, possibly gypsum, deposited by water on the red planet. "This stuff is a ... Read more...

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NASA to launch new mission to Mars Saturday


November 24th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) A nuclear-powered Rover - bigger than a Maruti car - which will embark on a nine-month journey to Mars to examine whether the red planet has ... Read more...

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India’s second moon mission to carry five instruments


August 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) India's second moon mission in 2013 will carry five scientific instruments on board the spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 that will also have a lander and a rover to ride ... Read more...

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‘Moon water is more precious than gold’ (Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) The sensational discovery of water molecules on the lunar surface by an instrument owned by the American National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and carried ... Read more...

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‘Moon water is more precious than gold’


September 24th, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) The sensational discovery of water molecules on the lunar surface by an instrument owned by the US's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and carried ... Read more...

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Findings from India’s Chandrayaan to provide new understanding of lunar surface


September 18th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 18 (ANI): India's Chandrayaan-1 X-ray Spectrometer (C1XS) has gathered data for a total of 30 solar flares, giving the most accurate measurements to date of magnesium, aluminum, silicon, calcium, and ... Read more...

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Scientists to review India’s moon mission saga


September 6th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) Top European and American space scientists will join their Indian counterparts here Monday to review the performance of India's maiden moon mission Chandrayaan-1 that was aborted prematurely ... Read more...

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Instrument aboard Chandrayaan detects first X-ray signature from Moon


January 24th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): The C1XS X-ray camera, aboard Indias Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, has successfully detected its first X-ray signature from the Moon.The C1XS has been jointly developed by the Indian Space ... 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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Two more Chandrayaan instruments to be activated in mid-December


November 29th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 29 (IANS) Two of the 10 remaining scientific instruments onboard India's first unmanned lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 will be activated in mid-December for conducting experiments while the spacecraft orbits over the ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-1 starts observing the Moon


November 25th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov 25 (ANI): After Indias lunar orbiter Chandrayaan-1 released a probe that impacted close to the south pole of the Moon on November 14, the instruments on the spacecraft are ... Read more...

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Can Chandrayaan find water on Moon?


October 23rd, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 23 (IANS) India's Chandrayaan-1 has begun its journey to the Moon -eagerly to find water on its surface - but there is a disappointing news from the Japanese lunar ... 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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Chandrayaan to look for water on the moon (To go with Indian spacecraft will try to unravel moon’s origins)


October 16th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 16 (IANS) Is there water on the moon? India's lunar explorer, Chandrayaan-1, will try to find out by peeking into the moon's dark corners and sending an American ... Read more...

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Indian spacecraft will try to unravel moon’s origins


October 16th, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 16 (IANS) India's lunar explorer, Chandrayaan-1, will try to unravel the moon's origins as it scouts for minerals and water there, according to project director M. Annadurai.When Chandrayaan ... 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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NASA instrument to study matter in extreme environments of the universe


June 28th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): An instrument to study the matter in extreme environments of the universe has been given the green light from NASA Headquarters, Washington.Known as the High-Resolution Soft X-Ray ... Read more...

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ESAs 2013 Mercury mission to unlock secrets of the planet


January 19th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 19 (ANI): European Space Agency has started the process that would lead to the launch of its Mercury mission by August 2013, which would shed new light on the planet. ... Read more...

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