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Early this morning, in China, the fourth Chinese lunar mission, designated Chang'e-5T (test) was launched from the Xichang launch center. The Chang'e-4 mission had been planned as a repeat the previous lander/rover mission, but was cancelled due to the success of Chang'e-3.

October 24th, 2014 • 8:19 AM

The international community is proving what the U.S.proved decades ago. A commitment to the development of the most optimistic and difficult terrains of science and human discovery, typified by scientific missions into outer space, can captivate the youth of a nation and inspire a population to greatness...

October 7th, 2014 • 1:35 PM

We have several developments today, on the BRICS + leading nations of South America, in their quest for development, which includes fighting off the predators, in this case the financial vultures.

October 2nd, 2014 • 10:35 AM

The following message of Congratulations to the people of India upon the success of its orbital mission to Mars, was written by Kesha Rogers, former candidate and Democratic nominee for the 22nd Congressional District of Texas in 2010-2012, and former candidate for U.S. Senate in 2014. She writes:

Greetings,

September 27th, 2014 • 9:04 PM

The ebullient scientific and cultural optimism uncorked by India's successful placement in Mars orbit on Sept. 23 of its Mars Orbiter Mission, was properly summed up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he told the gathered scientists at the Indian Space Research Organization, and a world which watched the historic event live over the internet:

September 24th, 2014 • 9:28 PM

In ten days, a comet that has never before ventured into the inner Solar System will come barreling in, on a path that will bring it dramatically close to Mars. At a distance of approximately 87,000 miles from the red planet, it will be less than half the distance between the Earth and the Moon.

October 10th, 2014 • 8:53 AM

This was the response of Bernard Foing, a French professor and the chief European Space Agency (ESA) scientist for numerous lunar missions. Dr.

October 3rd, 2014 • 8:07 AM

Retired NASA astronaut Hadfield, whose career included a stint as the International Space Station commander, hosted a recent call-in program for CBC Radio, in which he fielded a question from five-year-old Timor, who expressed his fear about satellite Voyager. “What if it gets broken outside of our Solar System, and there’s nothing to fix it?” Timor asked. ...

September 28th, 2014 • 9:41 AM

This week, visiting Russian Vice-Minister of Education and Science and Technology Alexander Povalko is in New Delhi to discuss closer collaboration between Russia and India in scientific education and economic growth.

September 26th, 2014 • 11:47 AM