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Moon: Earth's natural satellite
The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth's only permanent natural satellite. It is the fifth-largest natural satellite in the Solar System, and 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.


Moon & Mars are all good, but Isro needs focus on rockets too

IndiaTimes - Published

South Korea's Moon calls Japan claim of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge'

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions by exporting banned goods to North Korea posed a "grave challenge"..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Moon

Hopping space robot plays live-action ping pong [Video]Hopping space robot plays live-action ping pong

A dog-like robot being developed to hop across complex terrain on other planets has been used to play a live-action game of ping pong in its latest phase of testing. The idea behind the project is to..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:56Published

A Winged Robot Is Going To Saturn's Moon [Video]A Winged Robot Is Going To Saturn's Moon

According to, "Saturn's biggest moon has long been a riddle, wrapped in a mystery — or more accurately, in an ice cube. For one thing, Titan packs a very unmoon-like atmosphere." Thomas..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

India Space Agency Hopes To Land On Moon In September [Video]India Space Agency Hopes To Land On Moon In September

CNN reports that India has its sights set on the moon. The country's space agency projects they will make their first landing on the surface of the Moon in September this year. The country's current..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

What's Behind The Moon's Huge Mass Anomaly? [Video]What's Behind The Moon's Huge Mass Anomaly?

The far side of the Moon contains an enormous and very weird structure at its South Pole.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

Trump Tweets Confusing Message To NASA [Video]Trump Tweets Confusing Message To NASA

President Donald Trump sent a confusingly-phrased tweet that initially gave the impression he believed the moon was part of Mars, the tweet read, "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon -..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published


Technical glitch leaves anxious spectators at Sriharikota dejected

Enthusiasts of all ages who had gathered at Sriharikota on Monday to witness the launch of Chandrayaan-2 were left disheartened as India's second mission to Moon was called off due to a technical snag..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan 2: Had heard about Moon in grandma's stories, say kids after visiting ISRO station

The mission will take 54 days to reach the moon's south pole. Billed as the most complex mission ever undertaken by ISRO, a successful Chandrayaan-2 will make India the fourth country to soft land on..
DNA - Published

India holds bright spot as Isro eyes dark side of the Moon

Aimed at taking a giant leap in its space programme, India will Monday launch its second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 onboard its heavy-lift rocket GSLV-MkIII, nicknamed Baahubali, from the spaceport..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2 : As world looks at the Moon with new interest, India ready for second trip

Chandrayaan-2, riding on its predecessor’s discovery of water molecules, is a mission the world will sit up and watch. Its actual achievements will come 52 days later, when it lands (Vikram) on the..
IndiaTimes - Published

20-hour countdown for launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission under way

A 20-hour countdown for the launch of India’s second Moon mission- Chandrayaan-2- onboard GSLV Mk-III, country's most powerful rocket to date, began at 6.51am on Sunday. The launch is scheduled at..
IndiaTimes - Published

India all set for 52-day trip to Moon, backpacker style

While a successful mission will mark multiple firsts for India, the attempt is seen as the country’s next step in the international space race as it vies to rub shoulders with giants like the United..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2: All you need to know about India’s 2nd Moon mission

Nearly eleven years after it made history with its first lunar probe mission-Chandrayaan-1, India is all set to launch its second mission to the moon on July 15, 2019.
IndiaTimes - Published

From Aryabhata to Chandrayan-2: A look at ISRO’s key milestones

With the launch of Chandaryaan-2, India’s second mission to the Moon on July 15, 2019, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to record another milestone.
IndiaTimes - Published

Japan curbs could drag on, hurt global economy: Moon

Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean tech companies could drag on despite diplomatic efforts to end the dispute, South Korea's president said on Wednesday, pledging to help firms..
Reuters - Published

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea's Moon

South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his government will sharply boost spending to help reduce..
Reuters - Published

Date with Moon Chandrayaan-2: The hard way to soft landing

For India’s second date with the Moon, expected in the first week of September, Isro scientists have swiped left and right through 3,500 images in search of the right place for the rendezvous near..
IndiaTimes - Published

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