Chandrayaan-1

Earth’s Oxygen Could be Making the Moon Rust

It takes oxygen to make iron rust. So when scientists discovered hematite spread widely through lunar high latitudes, they were…

1 year ago

Chandrayaan 2 Mission Loses Contact With Vikram Lander During Descent

The ISRO dispatched their Vikram lunar lander towards the lunar surface today, but lost contact with it just before it…

2 years ago

India Sets Record With 104 Satellites In Single Launch

With the successful launch of 104 satellites, the Indian National Space Organization has set a new record for the number…

5 years ago

Scientists Identify the Source of the Moon’s Water

Using lunar samples from the Apollo missions, scientists have determined that the majority of water inside the Moon was delivered…

5 years ago

Water On The Moon Was Blown in by Solar Wind

When they first set foot on the Moon, the Apollo 11 astronauts painted a picture of the landscape as a…

7 years ago

Radar Images Reveal Tons of Water Likely at the Lunar Poles

[/caption] Radar has been used since the 1960s to map the lunar surface, but until recently it has been difficult…

11 years ago

Water Ice Found on Moon’s North Pole

[/caption] It's no longer a question of if there is water on the Moon; now it is how much. Scientists…

12 years ago

LRO, Chandrayaan-1 Scientist Arrested for Espionage

Times are tough, but you have to wonder what this guy was thinking. Stewart David Nozette, 52, who was involved…

12 years ago

More Water on the Moon: Second Instrument Confirms Findings

[/caption] In late September, a team of scientists announced finding water molecule signatures across much of the Moon's surface. Now,…

12 years ago

After Loss of Lunar Orbiter, India Looks to Mars Mission

[/caption] After giving up on re-establishing contact with the Chandrayaan-1 lunar orbiter, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Chairman G. Madhavan…

12 years ago