SpaceX launched an expendable, twice-flown Falcon 9 rocket on a satellite launch mission on 6 August and captured the rocket’s fairing for reuse in future missions.
ISRO has cited “technical snag” as the reason behind its move to call off the dream project.
Launched in December 2014, the Hayabusa2 mission has a price tag of around 30 billion yen ($270 million) and is scheduled to return to Earth with its samples in 2020.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has come up with interesting theories just before the launch of Chandrayaan 2 on July 15. It posted a picture
The Apollo 11, which launched on July 16, 1969, with three astronauts — Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin and Michael Collins — touched down on the moon’s surface on July 20.
Researchers are still not sure about the target’s composition: whether it is composed of solid rock, loose rubble or “softer” sand.
Manned rovers with pressurized cabins are an element that will play an important role in full-fledged exploration and use of the lunar surface.
The team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California made their own miniature sea floors by filling beakers with mixtures that mimic Earth’s primordial ocean.
The researchers call the new creation “hachimoji” DNA – hachi means eight in Japanese, and moji means letter.
NASA has awarded SpaceX USD 2.6 billion.