The Audi Lunar quattro moon rover has recently been tested in the Qatari desert as part of the preparations for its mission to travel to the moon and win the Google Lunar XPrize competition in 2017.
A team of German engineers from
Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have confirmed that the Jupiter-orbiting moon Ganymede has an ocean beneath its icy surface, raising the prospects for life, Nasa said on Thursday.
The finding resolves a mystery about t
China landed an unmanned spacecraft on the moon on Saturday, state media reported, in the first such "soft-landing" since 1976, joining the US and the former Soviet Union in managing to accomplish such a feat.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found propylene, a chemical used to make household plastic containers, on Saturn's moon Titan, the space agency said.
"This is the first definitive detection of the plastic ingredient on
An unmanned Minotaur 5 rocket blasted off from the Virginia coast on Friday to send a small National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) science satellite on its way to the moon, officials said.
The Lunar Atmosphere and Du
Saudi Arabia and most other Gulf states will start the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan on July 10 (Wednesday) as the new moon has not been sighted after sunset on Monday in the region, said media reports.
Reports from Bahrain, Sau
Muslims are planning to land a scientific lab called Mohammed I on the moon by 2013.
“The station will be called Mohammed after the Prophet and it is our scientific response for the negative stereotyping against the Prophet,” Radhouane Fak
Searching for stocks of water on the moon, Nasa crashed two spacecraft into an eternally dark lunar crater on Friday, hoping to splash ice into the light where instruments could assess it.
A two-tonne empty rocket stage hit the dark Cabeus
India's first lunar mission has found evidence of large quantities of water on its surface, The Times newspaper reported on Thursday.
Data from the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft also suggests water is still being formed on the moon, the British