Moon Mission Current Affairs, GK & News

NASA’s Moon landing sites for Artemis III mission

NASA is in full preparation to send its astronauts to moon again. Ths US space agency is currently focusing on the launch of its Artemis I rocket which is scheduled to be launched on August 29, 2022. This rocket is moved to the launch pad for final preparation. Highlights Amid all these happenings, NASA has ..

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Yutu 2

Yutu – 2 is a Chinese lunar rover that was launched to the moon in Chang’e 4 mission. It was launched in 2018 and it landed on the moon in 2019. Recently, the rover spotted a cube – shaped mystery hut on the far side of the moon. What is the mystery object spotted by ..

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Australia: Rover on the Moon Project

Private companies in Australia and Canada are developing a moon mission, in association with the University of Technology Sydney. Highlights Under this mission, Australian technology will be sent to the moon by mid-2024, to hunt water on it. If the plan is successful, it will be the first rover made up of Australia components, to ..

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VIPER Rover to Search Resources on Moon

Recently, US space agency NASA has announced to send its first mobile robot to the Moon in 2023. Mobile robot will search ice and other resources on and below the surface of moon. This mission is an example showing “robotic science mission” and “human exploration” go hand in hand. Key facts Mobile robot is a ..

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Luna 25: Russian Moon mission

The Roscosmos is to launch Luna 25 by October 2021. The Roscosmos is the State Space Corporation of Russia that is responsible for space flights, aerospace research and cosmonautics programmes. About Luna 25 The Mission will carry a lander. The primary objective of Luna 25 is to prove landing technology. It is to carry thirty ..

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Artemis Programme: NASA to land first person of colour on the moon

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration programme will land the first person of colour on the moon as a part of its Artemis Programme. In addition, NASA will also land first woman on the moon under the programme. Key Highlights NASA had finalised around 18 astronauts under its Artemis Programme. It included the Indian American ..

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