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Humans will learn how to live and operate on celestial bodies: NASA on Artemis moon mission

United States' space agency NASA took to microblogging site Twitter and said that its Artemis moon mission programme aims to explore the possibility of humans living and operating on other celestial bodies.  This comes as NASA had donned the task of answering some of the frequently asked questions related to its manned moon mission- Artemis.

19 Sep 2019 11:43 am
'Strange' marsupial giants roamed ancient Australia

 More than 60 fossil specimens of palorchestids were examined, of varying geologic ages to characterize the function and evolution of their arms and legs.

16 Sep 2019 3:16 pm
Two gigantic asteroids to fly safely by Earth over weekend: NASA

Two gigantic asteroids, slated in the medium-sized category, will fly right past the Earth over the weekend, said National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). However, NASA assured that the orbit calculations eliminate any threats of them hitting the Earth.

14 Sep 2019 9:26 am
Chandrayaan 2: NASA helping ISRO establish communication with Vikram lander

The ISRO is trying to establish link with Vikram with its Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) at Byalalu near Bengaluru.

13 Sep 2019 6:33 pm
Newfound comet likely an 'interstellar visitor', scientists say

The trajectory of the comet, first detected by Crimean astronomer Gennady Borisov, follows a highly curved path barreling in the sun's direction at unusually high speeds, evidence that it originated beyond the solar system.

13 Sep 2019 9:31 am
Google Doodle honors Danish microbiologist Hans Christian Gram and his groundbreaking discovery

Nearly a century after his death, Gram's staining technique is still used to identify and classify different types of bacteria.

13 Sep 2019 6:42 am
ISRO making all efforts to communicate with Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander

Taking to micro-blogging platform Twitter on Tuesday morning, ISRO updated that though the lander was located but no communication with it has been made yet.

10 Sep 2019 11:27 am
ISRO trying to contact Vikram Lander, 12 days still left; Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter working fine

With Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter locating the Vikram Lander on the Moon's surface, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is making all efforts to establish communication with the same. ISRO chief K Sivan had on Sunday announced that the Orbiter had taken a thermal image of Vikram.

9 Sep 2019 11:15 am
ISRO efforts to contact lost Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander to go on for 14 days, Orbiter lifespan 7 years

ISRO chairman K Sivan said 90 to 95 per cent of the mission objectives have been accomplished. 

7 Sep 2019 11:25 pm
Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission continues, 'cutting-edge science' expected from Orbiter

The Orbiter is still in contact with ISRO and will beam back critical information.

7 Sep 2019 6:18 pm
Chandrayaan-2 and the other moon missions the world has been on, here's a recap

Chandrayaan-2 was just 2.1 km away from the moon surface, the communication from the Lander to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) control room was lost. The Rs 978 crore Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was launched into space by GSLV Mk III on July 22 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. 

7 Sep 2019 6:14 pm
Watch live streaming of ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 landing on the moon with Zee News

The soft landing of Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander on the lunar surface is scheduled between 1:30 am to 2:30 am on Saturday, followed by the Rover (Pragyan) roll out between 5:30 am to 6:30 am.  

6 Sep 2019 9:47 pm
ISRO diaries: Chandrayaan-2 and other milestones of the Indian space agency

It's a big day for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and for Indians across the world as its second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 is all set to make a landing on the moon on September 7.

6 Sep 2019 8:55 pm
Explained: Where will Chandrayaan-2 land near moon's South Pole

On September 7, Chandrayaan-2 will land at the south polar region if the moon, a place where no one else has ever gone before. Once the spacecraft makes a soft landing on the moon, India will become the fourth country after the US, Russia, and China to achieve the feat.

6 Sep 2019 6:09 pm
Chandrayaan-2: We are landing where no one has gone before, says ISRO Chief

The Vikram module of Chandrayaan-2 will make a soft landing in the South Polar region of the moon early on Saturday. K Sivan said that he is confident about the safe and successful landing of the spacecraft on the moon.

6 Sep 2019 6:08 pm
How foreign media is covering Chandrayaan-2's Vikram rover landing on moon

The significance of the space mission has been a point of discussion across the world as Chandrayaan-2 is India's first attempt at soft-landing on the surface of the moon. Also, the mission will make India the fourth country after the US, Russia, and China to conduct a soft landing on the moon.

6 Sep 2019 3:51 pm
Have questions about Chandrayaan-2? Here's all you need to know about it and its journey to Moon

Chandrayaan-2 will make soft landing on the surface of the moon between 1:30 am to 2:30 am on Saturday, followed by the Rover roll out between 5:30 am to 6:30 am.

6 Sep 2019 3:41 pm
Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander sets course for Moon's South Pole

The required orbit for the Vikram Lander to commence its descent towards the surface of the Moon has been achieved. The landing of Vikram lander will be followed by the 'Pragyan' Rover roll out, from inside it, between 5.30 am to 6.30 am. 

6 Sep 2019 3:02 pm
Chandrayaan-2, India's ambitious moon mission, all set to script history. Know why it is important and what makes it special

Chandrayaan-2 is scheduled to make a soft landing on the surface of the moon on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday between 1:30 am to 2:30 am. With the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, India is all set to touch down on moon's south polar region, where no country has ever gone before.

6 Sep 2019 12:31 pm