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NASA’s SOFIA discovers water on sunlit surface of Moon

Washignton: NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon.

Images sent by Chandrayaan-1 indicate possible impact of Earth's atmosphere on Moon

New Delhi/UNI: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and MoS Space, Dr Jitendra Singh on Sunday said that ISRO’s maiden mission to the Moon has sent images, which show that Moon may be rusting along the poles.

Chandrayaan-2 completes a year around the Moon

Bengaluru/IBNS: India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 completed one year around the Moon, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Thursday.

Chandrayaan 2 lander located on moon, trying to establish contact: ISRO Chief

Bengaluru, Sept 8 (IBNS): Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K Sivan on Sunday said the lunar lander Vikram of Chandrayaan 2 has been located on the moon's surface and the ground station is working to establish contact.

Scripting history Chandrayaan 2 to land close to moon's south pole tonight

New Delhi, Sept 6 (IBNS): The highly popular and talked about mission of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will finally reach its crescendo with Chandrayaan 2 scheduled to soft land on the lunar surface at 1:55 am on Saturday.

India's Chandrayaan 2 leaves Earth's orbit, now moves towards moon

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IBNS): India's major lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 left the Earth's body and is now heading towards  the moon after a maneuver performed by the Indian Space Research Organisation.  

China probe makes history, lands on far side of the moon

Beijing, Jan 3 (IBNS): China's Chang'e-4 on Thursday became the first spacecraft to soft-land on the far side of the moon - the side not visible from Earth, Xinhua reported.

Astronomers find first evidence of possible Moon outside solar system

Washington, Oct 6 (IBNS): Using NASA’s Hubble and Kepler space telescopes, astronomers have uncovered tantalizing evidence of what could be the first discovery of a moon orbiting a planet outside our solar system.

Canada: NASA chiefs discover water on the moon

Ottawa, Aug 23 (IBNS): National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently confirmed an abundance of water on the Moon situated in hundreds of patches of ice deposited in the north and south poles, media reports said.

Possibility of moon life seen by researcher

Washington, July 24 (IBNS): While the moon is uninhabitable today, there could have been life on its surface in the distant past.

NASA’s new planet hunter snaps initial test image, swings by Moon toward final orbit

Washington, May 19 (IBNS): NASA’s next planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), is one step closer to searching for new worlds after successfully completing a lunar flyby on May 17.

NASA expands plans for Moon exploration

Washington, May 4 (IBNS): NASA is returning to the Moon with commercial and international partners as part of an overall agency Exploration Campaign in support of Space Policy Directive 1.

NASA outlines new lunar science, human exploration missions

Washington, Mar 9 (IBNS): NASA is focused on an ambitious plan to advance the nation’s space program by increasing science activities near and on the Moon and ultimately returning humans to the surface.

Vodafone,Nokia to create 4G network on moon

New York, Mar 1 (IBNS): The Moon will get 4G coverage next year, 50 years after the first NASA astronauts walked on its surface. 

On second thought, the Moon's water may be widespread and immobile

Washington, Feb 24 (IBNS): A new analysis of data from two lunar missions finds evidence that the Moon’s water is widely distributed across the surface and is not confined to a particular region or type of terrain. The water appears to be present day and night, though it’s not necessarily easily accessible.