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SpaceX's first Moon tourist is Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa. And he's bringing 8 artists with him

SpaceX's first Moon tourist is Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa. And he's bringing 8 artists with him

The space journey of the nine-member crew will last for 6 days.

Sep 18, 2018, 09:36 AM IST
Space tourism: Elon Musk`s SpaceX to send first private passenger for a trip around the moon

Space tourism: Elon Musk`s SpaceX to send first private passenger for a trip around the moon

After 46 long years, Elon Musk`s space transportation company is all set to sent the world`s first private passenger to fly around the moon aboard its BFR launch vehicle. 

Sep 14, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
Sushant Singh Rajput buys land on the Moon

Sushant Singh Rajput buys land on the Moon

Rajput's land is on the blind side from the Earth.

Jun 27, 2018, 21:08 PM IST
Spaceflight may harm muscles of astronauts: Study

Spaceflight may harm muscles of astronauts: Study

The inactivity of astronauts during spaceflights presents a significant risk to their muscles, according to a study which simulated the impact of low gravity environments such as the Moon or Mars on body.

Apr 18, 2018, 14:53 PM IST
 Russia planning manned spaceflight to Moon

Russia planning manned spaceflight to Moon

Russia is actively implementing a lunar program through 2030, aiming to send astronauts to the moon, President Vladimir Putin has said Thursday, Russia`s Cosmonautics Day.

Apr 13, 2018, 16:02 PM IST
China to send flowers, potato to Moon for biological experiment

China to send flowers, potato to Moon for biological experiment

The "lunar mini biosphere" experiment designed by 28 Chinese universities is looking to see if life can be sustained under specially-created circumstances on Moon.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:29 PM IST
New AI-based technique identifies 6,000 new craters on the moon

New AI-based technique identifies 6,000 new craters on the moon

Compared to manual counting, the method was able to identify twice as many craters, clocking up the crater count to 6,000.

Mar 19, 2018, 13:01 PM IST
Study reveals how the moon formed and it wasn't because of a collision

Study reveals how the moon formed and it wasn't because of a collision

Tests have shown that the Moon is far less abundant in many volatile elements – such as potassium, sodium and copper – that are relatively common on Earth.

Mar 01, 2018, 14:55 PM IST
Moon to get first 4G network in 2019: Vodafone

Moon to get first 4G network in 2019: Vodafone

Vodafone has appointed Nokia as its technology partner for the 4G network.

Feb 28, 2018, 10:21 AM IST
Moon's water may be widely distributed across its surface, says study

Moon's water may be widely distributed across its surface, says study

The findings could help researchers understand the origin of the Moon's water and how easy it would be to use as a resource.

Feb 24, 2018, 11:59 AM IST
Chandrayaan-II: India's second moon mission cheaper than Hollywood movie 'Interstellar'

Chandrayaan-II: India's second moon mission cheaper than Hollywood movie 'Interstellar'

The cost of Chandrayaan-II is INR 800 crore – much cheaper than the cost of Hollywood's 2014 sci-fi blockbuster 'Interstellar', that cost a whopping INR 1,062 crore ($165 million).

Feb 20, 2018, 16:09 PM IST

In Pics: Super Blue Blood Moon

Stargazers across the globe had the chance to witness a rare 'super blue blood Moon' Wednesday. The celestial show was the result of the Sun, Earth and Moon lining up perfectly for a lunar eclipse just as the Moon is near its closest orbit point to Earth, making it appear 'super' large.

Jan 31, 2018, 20:32 PM IST
Lunar Eclipse 2018: Watch NASA's Live streaming

Lunar Eclipse 2018: Watch NASA's Live streaming

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is live streaming it on Twitter.  

Jan 31, 2018, 17:51 PM IST
China to become world's first country to launch a lunar probe on far side of moon

China to become world's first country to launch a lunar probe on far side of moon

This is a move that has not been made by anyone or any nation before and with this mission, China will outdo the historical achievements of the US and the USSR.

Jan 03, 2018, 08:53 AM IST
Supermoon could gatecrash Goa's New Year celebrations

Supermoon could gatecrash Goa's New Year celebrations

Goa is one of the most popular beach and nightlife tourism destination in the country and attracts more than five million tourists every year, especially in the period from Christmas to New Year.

Dec 31, 2017, 17:44 PM IST
New Horizons' next flyby target may have a moon

New Horizons' next flyby target may have a moon

The New Horizons probe, which flew past Pluto in 2015, is set to encounter the Kuiper Belt object, referred to as 2014 MU69, on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, 2019.
 

Dec 13, 2017, 13:18 PM IST
Donald Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

Donald Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time in decades, a move he said would help prepare for a future Mars trip.

Dec 12, 2017, 06:14 AM IST
Supermoon to amaze the world twice in January

Supermoon to amaze the world twice in January

A supermoon is a Full Moon when it is also at its closest point to the Earth on its orbit.
 

Dec 04, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
ISRO's second date with moon: March 2018 launch for Chandrayaan-2

ISRO's second date with moon: March 2018 launch for Chandrayaan-2

Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (IC) for Atomic Energy and Space claimed that the launch will take place in the first quarter of 2018. 

Oct 25, 2017, 10:05 AM IST

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