Tag: Moon

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NASA Finds Lost Indian Lunar Probe

NASA has tracked down a lost Indian lunar probe that last had contact with Earth in 2009 by using a new microwave radar detection system to follow its orbit around the moon.

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The Final Frontier: Advertising on the Moon

A Japanese sports drink company has invested heavily to send a can of its product to the moon in late 2016, in hopes of making a future ad with an astronaut drinking it.

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China Plans Mission to ‘Dark’ Side of Moon

China is working on a lunar project with plans to land a space probe and rover on the “dark” side of the moon, according to one of the top engineers in its Lunar Exploration Program (CLEP). If the mission is successful, it would be the first time that a probe has ever landed on the far side of the moon.