Russia postpones lunar mission because of problems during testing of the Lua-25 spacecraft

Russia revealed on Tuesday that it had postponed its first mission to the lunar surface in decades as a result of “problems” encountered during testing of the Luna-25 spacecraft. The country’s space agency, Roscosmos, announced last week that the mission – originally scheduled for Oct. 1 – from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Far East … Read more

NASA interrupts SpaceX work on lunar module after blue origin process

NASA agreed on Thursday to temporarily halt work on a $2.9 billion (about INR 21,587 crores) lunar landing contract awarded to Elon Musk’s SpaceX, after rival billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin , sued the US government, said an agency spokeswoman. Blue Origin said its lawsuit, filed in the US Federal Complaints Court last week, … Read more