On September 7, the spacecraft
's lander, Vikram, is expected to soft-land on the south pole of the moon and unleash the rover to explore the surface.
A Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle,GSLV, Mark III, carrying the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft
, had lifted off at 2.43 pm on July 22 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in India.
According to telemetry, parameters of the spacecraft
's orbit are as it was planned.
He tried tracking it again in June but was not able to do so because the spacecraft
took on a different orbit.
With Bennu some 76 million miles away, it took seven minutes for word to get from the spacecraft
to flight controllers at Lockheed Martin in Littleton, Colorado.
Since the spacecraft
is still technically on the drawing board, changes such as what Musk wants to call it are fair game.
The Dawn spacecraft
had a very specific mission in mind to complete, and it was to study the largest objects in the asteroid belt - protoplanet Vesta and the dwarf planet Ceres.
In a tweet by the Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) on Tuesday night, the two astronauts-in-training, Hazza Al Mansouri and Sultan Al Neyadi, were shown inside the Soyuz spacecraft
as they figure out the spacecraft
controls as part of their training.
Since 2014, engineers have noticed that the thrusters Voyager 1 has been using to orient the spacecraft
, called "attitude control thrusters," have been degrading.
By now, Cassini would have completed its dive, which began during the early hours of the day, and regained contact with Earth as the giant, 230-foot (70-meter) Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, California, listens for the spacecraft
's radio signal.
Israel is scheduled to become the fourth country to land a spacecraft
on the moon, with a launch planned for the end of 2017 by billionaire businessman Elon Musk's SpaceX company.
HOUSTON (CyHAN)- The Saffire-I experiment is set to start after the cargo spacecraft
detaches from the station.
As NASA's Juno spacecraft
makes its way to the planet Jupiter, it is doing so with the help of Merrimack-based Nanocomp Technologies.
Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos on Monday released the investigation results of the failed cargo spacecraft
launch in April, blaming design incompatibility for the failure.
orbit and attitude estimates must be suitable for usage by pe attitude control algoripm.