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    Chennai space nerd, NASA jointly find Vikram lunar lander

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 01:53pm on December 03, 2019

    India’s Vikram lunar lander, which crashed on its final approach to the Moon’s surface in September, has been found partly by the sleuthing efforts of...

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    China sends new satellite into space

    Xinhua. Taiyuan | Updated at 03:48pm on November 28, 2019

    China sent a new Earth observation satellite into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in northern China’s Shanxi Province at 7:52am on Thursday Beijing Time...

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    Saturn moon Titan shaped by same forces as Earth

    Agence-France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 10:21pm on November 19, 2019

    The largest of Saturn’s many moons has lakes, mountains and dunes, with its surface scarred and crafted by many of the same forces which have shaped Earth, scientists...

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    Star leaving Heart of Darkness to leave Milky Way soon

    New Age Online | Updated at 03:06pm on November 14, 2019

    A group of astronomers, led by Sergey Koposov of Carnegie Mellon University's McWilliams Centre for Cosmology, has spotted a star leaving the Milky Way at...

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    Christina, Jessica accomplish first ever all-female spacewalk

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:53pm on October 22, 2019

    What’s even better than venturing out into the vacuum of space? It is landing on the Moon — according to United States astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, the first ever all-female duo to conduct a spacewalk...

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    Jupiter, Saturn cheek-to-cheek in rare celestial dance

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:15pm on December 21, 2020

    The solar system’s two biggest planets, Jupiter and Saturn, are set to come within planetary kissing range in Monday’s evening sky, an intimacy that will...

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    India launches communication satellite CMS-01

    United News of Bangladesh/Xinhua. New Delhi | Updated at 06:03pm on December 18, 2020

    The Indian space research organisation ( ISRO) Thursday successfully launched a communication satellite CMS-01 onboard Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle -- PSLV-C50, officials said. The satellite...

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    China spaceship comes back to Earth with rocks, soil from Moon

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing, China | Updated at 12:37pm on December 17, 2020

    An unmanned Chinese spacecraft carrying rocks and soil from the Moon returned safely to Earth early Thursday, completing another chapter in China’s effort to become a space superpower...

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    NASA buying Moon dust for $1

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:26am on December 04, 2020

    The US space agency NASA awarded contracts to four companies on Thursday to collect lunar samples for $1 to $15,000, rock-bottom prices that are intended...

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    Chinese probe completes moon sampling

    Agence France-Presse .Beijing | Updated at 10:31am on December 03, 2020

    A Chinese space probe sent to gather material from a previously unexplored part of the moon has completed its mission and is preparing to send...