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Russia starts building moon spaceship


July 20th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS) Aiming to create the first base on the surface of the moon, Russia has started building a spacecraft for manned lunar missions with the first test ... Read more...

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Aliens may have left footprints on moon!


December 29th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Aliens may have left their footprints or artefacts on the moon which would last far longer than radio signals. Two astronomers from Arizona State University who ... Read more...

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Jupiter’s moon Europa has a shallow lake


November 17th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have announced that they have the best evidence yet of water on Jupiter. In a new study which was published in the Nature journal, the scientists ... Read more...

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Delhiites set to witness darkest lunar eclipse


June 15th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Some will visit the Nehru Planetarium while others will arm themselves with telescopes and take their places on their terraces -- Delhiites are all set ... Read more...

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Now, a space tyre that won’t go flat!


November 16th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) together with tyre maker Goodyear have developed a space tyre that will never puncture.The new airless 'Spring Tyre' improves on the ... 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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India to show presence through Indo-Russian robotic mission


August 13th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): India and Russia have jointly started working on a robotic mission, whereby the Russian-built four-legged platform will deliver around 35kg of scientific equipment to the lunar surface and ... Read more...

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Lunar surface may be dotted with hidden, habitable tunnels


July 18th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 18 (ANI): NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has taken a series of pictures, which may establish the presence of a vast network of tunnels on the Moon.Scientists have had a ... Read more...

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Man in the moon has ‘graphite whiskers’


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Scientists have established the presence of graphite, a form of carbon, in a lunar sample collected by Apollo 17. The new analysis also revealed that graphite has existed ... Read more...

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Life on Saturn’s moon would have been strange, smelly and explosive


April 13th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Had life evolved on the frozen surface of Saturn's moon, Titan, it would have been strange, smelly and explosive compared to life on Earth, according to a research.Astrobiologist ... Read more...

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Moonwalker Aldrin to dance with stars in reality TV show


March 23rd, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 22 (DPA) Buzz Aldrin, the astronaut who was the second man to walk on the moon, is taking a giant step into the hit reality TV series "Dancing With ... Read more...

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NASA finds ice on the moon


March 4th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA announced that it had found water on the north pole of the moon, that is sufficient enough to generate oxygen and/or even sustain a scientific ... Read more...

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Ice On The Moon: One Step Closer To Life


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chandrayaan-1, which was sent to the moon in 2008 in order to collect data about the surface of the satellite, had brought back data that showed ... Read more...

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China may become second nation to land humans on Moon by 2020


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 3 (ANI): Experts have determine that the decision by the Obama administration to scrap NASA's plans to return to the moon leave China well placed to become the second nation ... Read more...

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India to launch ‘Chandrayaan-2′ by 2013


January 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 28 (ANI): Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) chief K. Radhakrishnan on Wednesday said the configuration for the new moon mission 'Chandrayaan-2' is being finalized and added that it would ... Read more...

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Hole in Moon may serve as lunar base for astronauts


January 1st, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) In a major discovery, geophysicists have identified a vertical hole they believe is a skylight on the surface of the moon that could serve as a lunar base ... Read more...

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“Rejected” solar particles help astronomers understand how sun affects moon


October 17th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 17 (ANI): A new study has determined that solar particles "rejected" by the lunar surface are helping astronomers better understand how the sun affects the moon.The moon has virtually ... Read more...

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Nasa Bombs The Moon


October 10th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Oct. 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Friday had been slated to be the day that the world was to witness the grandeur of NASA bombing the Lunar surface. The twin space ... Read more...

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Nasa LCROSS impact mission on moon successful


October 9th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moffett Field, Oct 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a scientific mission to solve the mystery whether the presence of lunar water is true or not, NASA had launched a special moon-specific mission ... 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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China makes world’s highest-resolution 3D map of Moon


September 29th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, September 29 (ANI): Chinese experts have announced that the country's space scientists had completed the world's highest-resolution three-dimensional map of the moon.The map, covering the whole surface of the moon, ... Read more...

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China completes highest resolution 3D map of moon


September 28th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 28 (Xinhua) Chinese experts Monday announced that the country's space scientists have completed the world's highest-resolution three-dimensional map of the moon. The map, covering the whole surface of the moon, is ... Read more...

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Water on moon in daylight a ‘huge surprise’ for scientists


September 25th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) Discovery of water on the moon by India's first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 with a thin layer of surface 'dew' appearing to form and then dissipating each ... Read more...

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Scientists find key to unlock oxygen from moon’s surface, raising hopes of space outpost in future


September 25th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 25 (ANI): Following the discovery of water on the Moon by an instrument aboard India's recently ended Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, researchers from NASA and Case Western Reserve University have found a ... Read more...

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How water is formed on the Moon


September 25th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 25 (ANI): Data from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3), an instrument aboard India's recently ended Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, along with the Deep Impact spacecraft, has confirmed the existence of water on ... Read more...

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Moon water: NASA thanks Indian space agency for partnership


September 25th, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan has been successful in finding traces of water on the lunar surface, the US space agency NASA said here Thursday, and thanked ... Read more...

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India’s lunar mission finds water on moon (Roundup)


September 24th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Washington/London/New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) In a discovery that has rocked the scientific establishment and hailed as path-breaking, India's maiden lunar mission has found evidence of water on the moon. "The moon ... Read more...

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Indian scientists rejoice as Chandrayaan-1 traces ‘water’ in moon


September 24th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) As news trickled out about Indian maiden lunar mission tracing water molecules on the moon's surface, scientists rejoiced at the discovery and hope that it will ... Read more...

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Indian spacecraft finds water on the moon (Third Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) In a sensational scientific discovery, India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 has found evidence of water on the moon. "The moon has distinct signatures of water," top American ... Read more...

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India’s mooncraft ‘discovers’ water on moon: US scientist (Second Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) India's maiden moon mission Chandrayaan-1 found evidence of water on the surface of the moon, a top American scientist confirmed Thursday. "The moon has distinct signatures of water. ... Read more...

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India’s Chandrayaan first to find water on Moon


September 24th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 23 (ANI): Data from Chandrayaan-1, India's first lunar mission, has revealed the presence of large quantities of water on the surface of the Moon, a discovery that is a ... Read more...

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5 little-known facts about the Moon landing


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): In a new report, National Geographic News has outlined 5 little-known facts about the Moon landing.So, 40 years after the Apollo 11 moon landing, here are some ... Read more...

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Google Earth Shows 3D Image Of The Moon


July 21st, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
The whole world is still excited about the day that man had first landed on the moon almost 40 years ago, when American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had shooting off ... Read more...

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Doesn’t matter who was first on moon, says “Buzz” Aldrin


July 20th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 20 (ANI): Edwin "buzz" Aldrin, the second man on the moon, has said that it doesn't matter who was the first on the Moon, as the landing was more important ... Read more...

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