Posts Tagged ‘lander’

Eric Lander – Finally a competent Covid commentator antidote to Trump

Mathematician/Geneticist Eric Lander on how we can scale up essential testing …by Amanpour and Company [ Editor’s Note: Finally I found a good video last night while checking my Massachusetts childhood home state for how things were going there with the Covid scourge. It has my recommendation. The Gordian Knot The Gordian Knot we face […]

One step closer to the Moon: Indian lander successfully separates from Chandrayaan-2 spaceship

The lander began slowly spinning towards the surface of the Moon after splitting off from the spaceship without a hitch on Monday.  The history-making machine will execute its next maneuver between 8:45am and 9:45am Indian time (3:15am-4:15am GMT) on Tuesday. Chandrayaan-2 continued in its existing orbit in the aftermath of the separation. The lander is […]

India announces new date for lunar lander mission following ‘technical snag’

Follow RT on The new scheduled launch is set to take place at 14:43 local time (09:13 GMT) on July 22. Monday’s launch was postponed due to a last-minute “technical snag” which was spotted shortly before the spacecraft was set to take off, but the issue now appears to be resolved. ‘), link: “” }, […]

India unveils Moon lander, set to become 4th nation to touch down on Earth’s satellite (PHOTO)

The Chandrayaan 2, a domestically-built spacecraft which will have an orbiter, a lander, and a rover, is set to lift off between July 9 and 16, Bangalore-based Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has said. India’s second lunar mission is expected to reach and touch down on the Moon in September. It will study the lunar […]

‘Marsquakes’ mission: All you need to know about NASA’s InSight lander (VIDEO)

READ MORE: ‘Marsquakes’: NASA to probe seismic activity on Red Planet (VIDEO) What is it? The Mars InSight lander is a $1billion US-European project designed to study subterranean events on Mars. In essence, the office desk-size machine checks the vital signs of the Red Planet, using a drill to burrow nearly five meters (16ft) below […]

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