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NASA`s new moon probe settles into lunar orbit

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 11:02

Politics may be keeping most of NASA`s workers home, but that didn`t stop the US space agency`s new moon probe from achieving lunar orbit, officials said on Monday.

NASA to launch LADEE mission on Friday

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 19:23

The US space agency, NASA, will launch its next mission to the moon on Friday in order to study the satellite’s super thin exosphere and dust.

Mystery persists over Russian spacecraft fall site

Last Updated: Monday, January 16, 2012, 18:13

Russian officials say they still have no firm information where a failed Mars moon probe plummeted to Earth, the day after it went down.

Moon countdown: Hours until 1st NASA probe arrives

Last Updated: Saturday, December 31, 2011, 19:49

NASA is counting down the seconds until its twin spacecraft bound for the moon make back-to-back arrivals over the New Year`s weekend.

Signal received from Russia`s Mars moon probe

Last Updated: Thursday, November 24, 2011, 09:15

Russia`s space agency said an ESA tracking facility in Australia got the signal from the Phobos-Ground probe early Wednesday in the western city of Perth.

Russia`s stranded Mars probe gives `first sign of life`

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 18:10

Yesterday, Russia`s space agency had said it saw "little chance" of saving the 13.5-tonne vessel.

Russia is resigned to losing Mars moon probe

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 10:10

The unmanned $170 million Phobos-Ground was launched two weeks ago and reached preliminary Earth orbit.

Russia fails to make contact with Mars moon probe

Last Updated: Saturday, November 12, 2011, 23:45

Russia has again been unsuccessful in its attempt to establish contact with its Phobos Grunt probe, whose engines failed to put in on course for Mars after take-off, a source in the space rocket industry said Saturday.

China`s moon probe drifts into outer space

Last Updated: Thursday, June 09, 2011, 18:48

China`s second moon orbiter Chang`e-2 broke away from its moon orbit today and drifted into outer space.

China`s moon probe enters 100 km lunar orbit

Last Updated: Sunday, October 10, 2010, 00:41

China`s 2nd unmanned lunar probe, Chang`e-II, today successfully completed its third & final braking.