Friday, Sep 30, 2022

NASA Moon Mission


Indian-American astronaut among 18 in NASA's manned Moon mission

December 11, 2020 10:14 am

A graduate of the US Air Force Academy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and US Naval Test Pilot School, Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari is the only Indian-American in the list. He was selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class.

Here’s what the Artemis astronauts will try and learn when they land on the Moon in 2024

December 08, 2020 2:22 pm

NASA hopes to understand the fundamental planetary processes that take place across the Solar System by these investigations on the lunar South Pole.

NASA's new moonshot rules: No fighting or littering, please

October 14, 2020 10:23 am

It's important not only to travel to the moon "with our astronauts, but that we bring with us our values," noted NASA's acting chief for international and interagency relations, Mike Gold.

NASA shake up in new race to the moon

July 11, 2019 10:54 am

NASA's administrator Jim Bridenstine said, "NASA has been given a bold challenge to put the first woman and the next man on the Moon by 2024, with a focus on the ultimate goal of sending humans to Mars."

For Artemis Mission to Moon, NASA seeks to add billions to budget

May 15, 2019 7:54 am

NASA had been aiming for a moon return in 2028 until Vice President Mike Pence announced in March that the administration wanted to push that ahead to 2024, during what could be a second term for President Donald Trump.

NASA to make water on Moon and oxygen on Mars

January 30, 2014 4:14 pm

The Moon mission will be the US space agency's first attempt to demonstrate in-situ resource utilisation (ISRU) beyond Earth.

NASA's Moon probe settles into lunar orbit

October 14, 2013 3:23 pm

Latest Moon mission is designed to gain a better picture of the structure.