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This is how scientists want to make a trip to the Moon economical

A pair of scientists, through their research paper published last month, explained a method of constructing a 322,000 kilometers-long cable elevator that is anchored to the Moon.

Kashmir's digital blackout marks a period darker than the dark side of the moon

While we mourn the loss of connection with the moon, remembering a digital blackout closer home


Rare Harvest Moon tonight: What does it mean, India timings, how to watch

Full Harvest Moon September 2019 Date, Timings in India: The already spooky Friday the 13th is going to become spookier for the people living in the west as they will witness a Harvest Moon tonight.

How to watch Chandrayaan 2 moon landing live on YouTube, Doordarshan and National Geographic

Chandrayaan 2 Moon Landing Date and Time, Live Streaming & Telecast Details: Chandrayaan-2 is scheduled to land on the Moon on September 7, which is Saturday between 1.30 am and 2.30 am. As the Lander gears up for its final descent to the Moon, we take a look at everything to know about India's historic moon mission. 

Explained: Chandrayaan-2 is 110th Moon mission, these are the previous lunar missions

Missions to moon slowly resumed in the 1990s but have picked up steam only in the last decade. The discovery of the presence of water on the moon, by Chandrayaan-1 mission in 2008, has been one of the prime reasons for a renewed interest in moon.

Moon glows brighter than Sun in NASA's new Fermi images

NASA has shared images of the Moon shining brighter than the Sun. The Moon appeared to shine brighter in gamma rays as captured by the space agency's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.


'Moon, Mercury may contain more water ice than thought'

The poles of Mercury and the Moon are among the coldest places in our solar system. Unlike Earth, the spin axes of Mercury and the Moon are oriented such that, in their polar regions, the Sun never rises high above the horizon.

Chris Kraft, whose work on the ground helped NASA launch humans into space, dies

"Chris was one of the core team members that helped our nation put humans in space and on the Moon, and his legacy is immeasurable," NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said in a statement.

This is how much a pair of sneakers raked in at Sotheby's

The Nike 'Moon Shoe' is considered to be one of the most significant artifacts in Nike's long history.

Chandrayaan-2: Off to the moon

Chandrayaan-2 will spend the next 23 days circling around the earth, incrementally raising its orbit, before embarking on a seven-day journey to enter an orbit around the moon.

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A glimpse of the supermoon worldwide

The phenomenon, which scientists call a 'perigee moon', occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons.

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Earthrise: 50 years ago, we saw the earth rise from space for the first time

On Christmas Eve, 1968, astronauts orbiting the moon saw Earth rising for the first time.