Lunar(Search results - 43)
IndiaFeb 21, 2020, 6:07 PM IST
IISc, ISRO Develop 'Space Brick' To Build Homes On Moon!
With Planet Earth under increasing threat, scientists around the world are now exploring how human beings can inhabit the Moon or Mars. A team of Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and ISRO researchers has developed ‘Space Bricks’ using Lunar Soil Simulant i.e. LSS, which could assist the construction of future settlements on the Moon and offer more eco-friendly options for constructions here on earth. Watch this video to learn more.
Culture ShaukFeb 20, 2020, 4:50 PM IST
All You Need To Know About The Festival Of Maha Shivaratri
February 21 marks this year’s Maha Shivaratri – one of the biggest festivals of Hindus that is celebrated with devotion and enthusiasm in the honor of Lord Shiva. Maha Shivaratri, which literally means ‘The Great Night of Lord Shiva’, is celebrated on the Chaturdashi of Krishna Paksha in Phagun, the Hindu lunar month. Lord Shiva is the focus of the festival, who is part of the Hindu trinity which also includes Brahma, who created the universe and Vishnu, who preserved it. Let’s find out more about this festival in this episode of Culture ‘Shauk’ with Sunita Iyer.
IndiaDec 3, 2019, 8:01 AM IST
Chandrayaan-2: NASA finds Vikram lander, releases images of impact site on moon
NASA has released images of the impact site of the Vikram lander on the moon. NASA posted images clicked by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Camera
IndiaNov 2, 2019, 5:52 PM IST
Chandrayaan 2: ISRO confident of pulling off soft landing in near future, says K Sivan
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan has expressed confidence in ISRO stating that the space agency will successfully complete a soft landing on the lunar surface in the near future. K Sivan was invited to IIT-Delhi as chief guest for its 50th convocation.
Lifestyle NewsOct 29, 2019, 7:28 PM IST
Bhai Dooj 2019: Here is why the festival is celebrated
Bhai Dooj or Bhai Phonta is a festival celebrated in India on the second lunar day of Shukla Paksha, according to the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar or during the Shalivahan Shaka calendar month of Kartika. In the southern part of the country, the day is celebrated as Yama Dwitiya.
IndiaOct 18, 2019, 8:43 AM IST
Chandrayaan 2: ISRO releases illuminated image of lunar surface; begins spectroscopic studies
The Imaging Infrared Spectrometer (IIRS) in Chandrayaan 2 is designed to measure the reflected sunlight and emitted part of Moonlight from the lunar surface in narrow and contiguous spectral channels. ISRO has shared the first illuminated image of the lunar surface on its Twitter handle.
IndiaOct 1, 2019, 3:53 PM IST
Chandrayaan 2: Persevering ISRO to continue efforts to establish contact with lander
ISRO will continue its efforts to re-establish contact with lander, which had had a harsh landing on the lunar surface
IndiaSep 27, 2019, 8:31 AM IST
Chandrayaan 2’s Vikram had a hard landing; NASA releases images
Chandrayaan 2’s lander Vikram that was supposed to land on the lunar surface lost contact with ISRO moments before the scheduled landing time. NASA has now released images captured by its Lunar Orbiter Camera that shows that the lander suffered a hard landing.
IndiaSep 20, 2019, 9:28 AM IST
Chandrayaan 2: Vikram lander to be silent forever as cold lunar night descends
Chandrayaan 2’s lander Vikram, that was supposed to soft land on the lunar surface on September 7 will now move towards a cold lunar night. The lander and its instruments will be frozen, observes ISRO.
IndiaSep 18, 2019, 11:42 AM IST
Chandrayaan 2: ISRO extends gratitude after losing contact with lander
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has taken to Twitter to thank the nation for standing it. This after the organisation lost contact with Chandrayaan 2’s lander moments before its soft landing on the lunar surface.
WorldSep 16, 2019, 12:31 PM IST
NASA's lunar probe to fly over landing site of Vikram Lander, to share information with ISRO
In what comes as a relief to ISRO, NASA stated that their lunar probe will fly over the landing site of Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander on Tuesday
IndiaSep 9, 2019, 8:13 PM IST
From PM Modi's talk about climate change to Japan's joint lunar exploration with ISRO, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Pakistan has secretly released Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Maulana Masood Azhar from protective custody, claims Intelligence Bureau. Catch the top stories of the country on MyNation in 100 seconds.
WorldSep 9, 2019, 6:05 PM IST
While ISRO spots Vikram, Japan set for joint lunar polar exploration before early 2020s
In a statement, Japan embassy said that Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and ISRO are planning a Japan-India joint lunar exploration that would be launched in the early 2020s