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Moon: Earth's natural satellite
The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits Earth as its only natural satellite. It is the fifth-largest satellite in the Solar System, and by far the largest among planetary satellites relative to the size of the planet that it orbits. The Moon is, after Jupiter's satellite Io, the second-densest satellite in the Solar System among those whose densities are known.

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South Korea's Moon says situation 'very grave' as mass virus tests get going

South Korean health authorities aim to test more than 200,000 members of a church at the center of a surge of new coronavirus cases as President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday the situation was "very..
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South Korea's Moon flags steps for virus-hit economy, boosting rate cut expectations

South Korea President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday the government should make an all-out effort to cushion the economic impact from China's coronavrius outbreak, boosting expectations of further..
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Videos for Moon

'Mini-moon' may have been orbiting Earth for the last three years [Video]'Mini-moon' may have been orbiting Earth for the last three years

The object, which is thought to be around the size of a car, was observed on February 15, and is believed to be an asteroid captured by Earth’s gravityView on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:18Published


NASA's Moon to Mars exploration program [Video]NASA's Moon to Mars exploration program

NASA's Moon to Mars exploration program first proposed in 2015 consists of three phases.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:55Published

NASA rolls out space launch system booster for testing [Video]NASA rolls out space launch system booster for testing

NASA rolled out the core stage of the Space Launch System "mega-rocket" from a New Orleans factory on Wednesday.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:09Published

S. Korea's Moon wants North to return to talks [Video]S. Korea's Moon wants North to return to talks

There is a "desperate need" for practical ways to improve ties with North Korea, the South's President Moon said on Tuesday, adding that he was ready to meet with the reclusive leader in Pyongyang..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:08Published

 

South Korea's Moon urges calm amid protests over virus quarantine sites

President Moon Jae-in urged South Koreans not to give in to fear on Thursday, as the government prepared to evacuate the first of about 700 citizens from the epicenter of a new coronavirus epidemic in..
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'Space Brick'for future Moon habitats developed


IndiaTimes - Published

Inter-Korean projects could help ease sanctions on North: South Korea's Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday it was too early to be pessimistic about stalled denuclearization dialogue between the United States and North Korea, and that inter-Korean..
Reuters - Published

South Korea could pursue projects with North Korea despite sanctions: Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that it was too early to be pessimistic about stalled denuclearization dialogue between the United States and North Korea, and that inter-Korean cooperation..
Reuters - Published

North Korea remains open to dialogue with U.S.: South Korea's Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday there was no need to be pessimistic about stalled denuclearization dialogue between the United States and North Korea, adding Pyongyang has not yet..
Reuters - Published

Indian-American among Nasa's new astronauts; all set to conquer Moon, Mars

Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari, an Indian-American US Air Force colonel, is among 11 new Nasa graduates who have successfully completed their over two years' of basic astronaut training and are all set to be..
IndiaTimes - Published

South Korea's Moon cites 'desperate need' for ways to improve ties with North

There is a "desperate need" for practical ways to improve ties with North Korea, the South's President Moon said on Tuesday, adding that he was ready to meet with the reclusive leader in Pyongyang..
Reuters - Published

Chandrayaan-3 will be economical, likely to be launched in 2020: MoS Jitendra Singh

In the first confirmation on Chandrayaan-3, Union minister for department of space Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the second lander mission to Moon will be a "cost-effective mission and most likely be..
IndiaTimes - Published

Decade's last solar eclipse witnessed in several parts of India

The solar eclipse, which occurs when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, began at around 8:17 am and will continue till 10:57 am today. It is also being referred to as "ring of fire" and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Japan's Abe asks South Korea's Moon to act on row at first meeting for 15 months

Japanese Prime Minister Shinto Abe asked South Korea's president on Tuesday to take steps to resolve a bitter dispute at their first bilateral talks in 15 months, a sign that while the mood is..
Reuters - Published

South Korea's Moon, Japan's Abe meet for first time in months as tension lingers

The leaders of Japan and South Korea met for the first time in more than a year on Tuesday and stressed the need to improve ties after the worst period of tension between their countries in decades,..
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South Korea's Moon says stalled talks with U.S. not good for North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that stalled denuclearization talks and a recent flare-up in tension between the United States and North Korea were not beneficial for Pyongyang,..
Reuters - Published

South Korea's Moon to visit China for trilateral with Japan amid North Korea tension

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit China next week for a trilateral summit with Japan amid rising tension over stalled denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States,..
Reuters - Published

Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss trying to maintain talks with North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a half-hour phone discussion on ways to maintain diplomacy with North Korea, Seoul said on Saturday, as Pyongyang warns of waning..
Reuters - Published

Debris of broken Vikram spread around impact site on Moon


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Indian techie, Shanmuga Subramanian helps Nasa find Chandrayaan 2's Vikram lander on Moon


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Chennai techie uses Nasa images to find Vikram lander debris, gets credit from US agency

AChennai techie, Shanmuga Subramanian, used lunar images from Nasa's Moon's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter captured on different dates and studied them for weeks to locate the debris of the lander. He..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nasa's LRO camera spots Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram's debris on Moon surface

Analysis of the images taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Camera, released early on December 3 (IST), for the first time, has indicated the debris of Vikram, the Chandrayaan-2 lander..
IndiaTimes - Published

Isro milestone: 300 satellites from 33 nations put in space in 20 years

Two months after lunar lander Vikram's failure to softland on Moon, cheer was back at Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Wednesday morning when it successfully launched PSLV-C47 that placed..
IndiaTimes - Published

Extra braking caused Vikram to deviate: Govt in LS

In a first official statement on the cause of Chandrayaan-2 lander (Vikram) failing to soft-land on Moon on September 7, the Centre has said that extra braking caused the deviation that eventually led..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan 3: Second attempt to land on Moon by November 2020

ISRO may attempt another soft landing on the Moon next year.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Chandrayaan-2 sends new pictures of Moon's surface

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Wednesday released new three-dimensional images from the Moon's surface captured by the Chandrayaan -2. The images of a crater from the lunar surface..
IndiaTimes - Published

Top U.S. diplomat says Moon-Abe meeting is 'encouraging sign' for relations

The United States was very encouraged by a recent meeting between the leaders of South Korea and Japan, a top U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday, as strained ties threatened to undercut three-way security..
Reuters - Published

Moon, Abe back dialogue to resolve South Korea-Japan dispute

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Monday suggested high-level talks to resolve a deepening political and trade row with Japan during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Moon's..
Reuters - Published

Will put in all efforts to demonstrate soft landing in space, Chandrayaan-2 not end of story: Isro chief K Sivan

"You all have heard about Chandrayaan-2 mission. On the technology part – yes, we could not achieve soft landing, but all the systems functioned until 300m from Moon's surface. Very valuable data is..
IndiaTimes - Published

North Korea's Kim sends condolences over deceased mother of South Korea's Moon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent condolences over the passing of the mother of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Moon's office said on Thursday, despite Pyongyang's aloofness and frosty..
Reuters - Published

Orbiter's radar takes colourful lunar images of impact craters, will cast light on Moon's evolution


IndiaTimes - Published

Latest Moon flyby finds no trace of Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander: Nasa


IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2 orbiter starts mapping Moon for minerals; Nasa craft takes more images to find Vikram


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Rahul: J&K, Moon mission BJP ploy to divert attention


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Modi govt asking youths to see Moon when they seek jobs: Rahul Gandhi


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Chandrayaan 2's orbiter observes solar flares, will help understand Sun better

A payload on board Chandrayaan-2’s orbiter, circling the Moon’s orbit at 100km, has measured solar flares between September 30 and October 1, which will help scientists better understand various..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2's orbiter finds lunar crater named after German scientist, detects charged particles

The advanced scientific instruments on board Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, circling the Moon at 100km altitude, have started making new findings. While the high-resolution camera on board the orbiter has..
IndiaTimes - Published

Isro has not given up efforts to regain link with lander

The Indian Space Research Organisation said on September seven ground stations lost communication with Vikram (with rover Praygan tucked inside it), minutes before its planned soft-landing on the Lunar..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nasa releases Moon images, fails to spot Vikram, will take another shot on Oct 14


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Trump discusses North Korea with South's Moon, asks what a third Kim summit would yield

U.S. President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart held a summit in New York on Monday to discuss plans to restart U.S.-North Korea talks, as the allies prepare for talks in Seoul on sharing..
Reuters - Published

Nasa captures images of Chandrayaan-2's Moon landing site: Report

Nasa's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has snapped a series of images during its flyby on September 17 of Vikram's attempted landing sight near the Moon's uncharted south pole, and the US..
IndiaTimes - Published

After Moon, ISRO to leave its footprints in Mumbai

Introducing Space Oddessey: Agency to host exhibition in city-based school
DNA - Published

Nasa’s lunarcraft LRO will take images of Vikram lander today

With the help of its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), the US space agency Nasa will try to take images of Vikram lander on Tuesday. The US lunar craft, which has been circling Moon since 2009, will..
IndiaTimes - Published

South Korea's Moon, Trump expected to meet at U.N. amid hopes for new North Korea talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to hold a summit at the United Nations this month, Moon's office said on Friday, amid hopes for a restart of talks aimed..
Reuters - Published

Bleak chance to revive Vikram lander fast lapsing

Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is running against time to resume a communication link with Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander, which had a “hard-landing” on Moon on September 7, as the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2 a giant leap for South Asia: Pak woman explorer

Amid all the hostilities and war of words with India, Pakistani explorer Namira Salim has praised Chandrayaan-2 mission, saying India’s attempt to make a landing on Moon was a “giant leap”.
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2: Isro gets image of Vikram lander, communication yet to be established

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) that is still probing the exact reason behind Chandrayaan-2 lander (Vikram) crash landing on Moon now has the image of the four-legged probe on the lunar..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Not just young Krishna, entire India loves to play with Moon'

On July 22, 2019, when the GSLV Mark III rocket of the ISRO soared to the sky with the intent to lead the mission Chandrayaan-2 to the Moon, with it travelled over a billion dreams too.
DNA - Published

'Await new dawn, best yet to come', says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi promises to stay the course on Moon mission, asks citizens to learn from ISRO
DNA - Published

ISRO & odyssey to the Moon

It is heartening to note that the honourable Prime Minister stood with us strongly and applauded the achievements of ISRO.
DNA - Published

'Your journey has inspired us': Nasa commends Isro's attempt to land on Moon

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) on Saturday commended Isro's attempt to place 'Vikram' lander of Chandrayaan 2 mission on the moon's south pole and said it was inspired with the..
IndiaTimes - Published

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