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Naveen Patnaik's Birthday Gift: A Plot Of Land On The Moon

Oct 17, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

Ardent admirer Prabir Kumar Pradhan bought three acres of lunar land from Luna Society International as a special birthday gift for Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik.

China Kick Starts Its Six Month Space Mission With Shenzhou-13 Spacecraft

Oct 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

China's military-run space programme plans to send multiple crews to the station over the next two years to make it fully functional.


Eastern Sky To See Super Blood Moon Right After Total Lunar Eclipse On May 26 Evening

Explaining the reason behind calling it a blood moon, renowned astrophysicist Debiprasad Duari said as the totally eclipsed moon takes a dark blackish red colour (it) is called a blood moon.

China: Moon Probe Preparing To Return Rock Samples To Earth

Dec 03, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

The Chang'e 5 touched down on Tuesday on a mission to return lunar rocks to Earth for the first time since 1976.


Devotees Seek Moon God's Divine Intervention To Establish Contact With Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander

Sri Kailasanathar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva at Thingalur has a sub-shrine for Lord Chandran. It is one of the nine "Navagraha" temples dedicated to the nine planets.

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09 September, 2019

ISRO Chief Dr K Sivan Has Every Right To Cry Over Chandrayaan-2's Landing Setback

Ratna Gill

Boys are less likely to tell a family member about their experiences with abuse. Boys are 89% less likely than girls to reach out for psychiatric support after they have been victims of sexual violence.


09 September, 2019

'Dear Vikram, We Won't Challan You...': This Nagpur Police Tweet Is Winning Hearts On Twitter

Outlook Web Bureau

The Nagpur Police on Monday addressed a tweet to Chandrayaan-2 lander 'Vikram', pleading it to respond, days after it lost communication with ground stations moments before India was going to script history.


09 September, 2019

Chandrayaan-2 'Vikram' Lander Tilted On Moon, But In One Piece, Says ISRO

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) continues to make all-out efforts to establish a link with Chandrayaan-2's 'Vikram' lander, now lying on the lunar surface after a hard-landing.


09 September, 2019

'Indian Base On Moon In 10 Years': Ex-DRDO Scientist

PTI

'There are interests from the US, Russia and China to create a base on Moon, (so) India will naturally follow,' Former DRDO scientist A Sivathanu Pillai said.


08 September, 2019

'Your Journey Has inspired Us': NASA As It Looks Forward To Exploring Solar System With ISRO

Outlook Web Bureau

NASA on Saturday commended ISRO's attempt to place 'Vikram' lander of Chandrayaan 2 mission on the moon's south pole


08 September, 2019

Will Try To Establish Link With Chandrayaan 2 Lander In Next 14 Days: ISRO Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The ground station lost contact with the Lander minutes before its touchdown on the Moon's South Pole early on Saturday.


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07 September, 2019

'Highly Complex Mission' : ISRO Says Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter To Circle Moon For 6 More years

Outlook Web Bureau

The space agency said the mission represented a significant technological leap compared to the previous missions, which brought together an Orbiter, Lander and Rover to explore the unexplored south pole of the Moon.


07 September, 2019

Communication With Chandrayaan-2 Lander Lost, Data Being Analysed: ISRO

Outlook Web Bureau

Communication with Vikram, Chandrayaan 2 Lander, lost at 2.1 kilometer from touchdown at the lunar surface


06 September, 2019

Chandrayaan-2 Live Updates | PM Modi Hugs An Emotional ISRO Chairman K Sivan

Outlook Web Bureau

Communication with Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram was lost seconds before it was supposed to touch down on the moon’s surface, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief said.


06 September, 2019

'Mission Manifests Best Of Indian Talent', PM Modi Ahead Of Chandrayaan-2 Moon Landing

Outlook Web Bureau

The prime minister will be at the ISRO Centre in Bengaluru to witness the "extraordinary moment in the history of India’s space programme".


06 September, 2019

'Anxiety But No Fear': ISRO On Chandrayaan-2 Moon Landing

Outlook Web Bureau

Chandrayaan-2, a follow-on mission to the Chandrayaan-1 venture launched more than a decade ago, comprises an orbiter, lander (Vikram) and rover (Pragyan).


06 September, 2019

Explained: Why Chandrayaan-2 Soft Landing Is A Terrific Moment For India

Dinesh C Sharma

What’s so special about the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) moon mission -- Chandrayaan-2? Is it difficult? Why is it a big deal for the space agency and the country?


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05 September, 2019

'Have Done Everything Humanly Possible For Success,' Says ISRO Chief Ahead Of Chandrayaan-2 Moon Landing

PTI

Another former ISRO Chairman, A S Kiran Kumar, described the proposed soft-landing as one of the very critical operations.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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