Day Has Returned, but India’s Lander and Rover have Failed to Wake Up

It looks like India's Chandrayaan-3 succumbed to the cold, and its mission is over. The frigid lunar night lasted about…

10 months ago

As Night Falls, India’s Lunar Lander/Rover Goes to Sleep. Probably Forever

India's Chandrayaan-3 mission delivered its Vikram lander and Pragyan rover to the lunar surface on August 23rd. Now, as the…

10 months ago

Chandrayaan-3 Lands Successfully on the Moon’s South Pole

India’s space agency successfully landed their Chandrayaan-3 lander on the lunar surface, becoming the fourth country to touch down on…

11 months ago

India Destroyed a Satellite With a Missile Last Week, and Pieces Were Thrown Into an Orbit That Risks the International Space Station

Last week, India shot down one of its own satellites with a missile. According to NASA, the resulting debris field…

5 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…

7 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – May 27, 2016: Dr. Seth Shostak

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. Seth Shostak is the Senior Astronomer at the SETI Institute. He also heads…

8 years ago

NASA Says Indian Event Was Not Meteorite

On Feb. 6th a bus driver in India was reportedly struck and killed by a falling meteorite. Did this really…

8 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Oct 2, 2015: Water on Mars, Blood Moon Eclipses, and More Pluto!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg ( / @MorganRehnberg ) Pamela Gay ( / @cosmoquestx / @starstryder) Kimberly Cartier…

9 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – April 26, 2015: Special Cosmoquest Hangoutathon Edition

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg ( / @MorganRehnberg ) Nicole Gugliucci ( / @noisyastronomer) Nancy Atkinson ( /…

9 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – April 3, 2015: Lunar Eclipses & Asteroid Chunks!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg ( / @MorganRehnberg ) Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz / (more…)

9 years ago