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This was inquiry by a curious MP in Lok Sabha.
Cernan was 38 years old when he blasted off for the moon on 7 December, 1972.
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The next such Supermoon will occur in 2034.
On Nov. 14, skywatchers will be treated to a supermoon so big and bright that it's being billed as a "super-dupermoon" or an "extra-supermoon." Supermoons aren't especially uncommon, but this will be...
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A Florida-based company won U.S. government permission on Wednesday to send a robotic lander to the moon next year, the firm's founder said, marking the first time the United States has cleared a priv...
I have been chasing the moon for many months now. I am not sure when it started or how. Maybe it began on one of those nights when I was standing on my balcony after a long tiring day looking at the stream of planes take off and land or maybe on an evening while picking clothes off the clothes-line. It is also possible that I noticed it when it peeped inside my bedroom from the tiny window as I lay dead tired on my bed.
When you think about the scale of the ambitious Google Lunar XPrize mission and the task in hand it's intimidating. There are amazing natural wonders, valuable resources, and unsolved mysteries waiting to be discovered on the moon and it's our task to send HD visual content back to earth for everyone to enjoy by the end of 2016. Throughout these trials and tribulations, one thing is constant throughout: the importance of connectivity and communications.
Just a few months ago, I listened intently as Freeman Dyson said, "If you want to have a programme for moving out into the universe, you have to think in centuries, not decades." A few months later, Team Indus was born and we dreamed of proving Dyson wrong, delivering best-in-class technology to defy odds. As part of the Google Lunar XPrize, we've launched a mission to safely land a spacecraft on the surface of the moon, and transmit HD video and images back to earth - all by December 2016!