lunar

China plans to explore dark side of moon

China aims to become the first country to land a lunar probe on the dark side of the moon to study the geological conditions of the invisible part of Earth's only natural satellite, a top scientist has said.

Sep 10, 2015, 18:17 PM IST
Second full moon of July will be visible today

Second full moon of July will be visible today

The second full moon of July will be visible today.

Jul 31, 2015, 09:08 AM IST
Methane may power future manned mission spacecraft to Mars

Methane may power future manned mission spacecraft to Mars

Scientists are planning to develop new next-generation rocket engines that will help getting mass to Mars and Moon.

Jun 02, 2015, 11:56 AM IST

Will `Supermoon` set off `end of world` on Aug 10?

It has been reportedly revealed that the `supermoon` on August 10 might set in motion the "end of life" as we know it.

Aug 09, 2014, 12:11 PM IST

China to launch 2nd lunar probe by Oct

China is all set to launch its second lunar probe`Chang`e-2` by early October.

Sep 28, 2010, 15:29 PM IST

China to launch next lunar space mission

China to launch 2nd lunar satellite by year`s end, plans for a manned mission to moon by 2020.

Sep 11, 2010, 10:02 AM IST

A piece of lunar history lies in India: The Times of India

As the world celebrates the 40th anniversary of the first manned moon landing, few know about the role played by Indian scientists. The first men on the moon— Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin— collected 21.7 kg of rock and dust.

Jul 20, 2009, 12:28 PM IST