lunar exploration

lunar exploration:

see space explorationspace exploration,
the investigation of physical conditions in space and on stars, planets, and other celestial bodies through the use of artificial satellites (spacecraft that orbit the earth), space probes (spacecraft that pass through the solar system and that may or may not
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Chandrayaan-2 is India's second lunar exploration mission after Chandrayaan-1
The lunar rover proved to be the reliable, safe and flexible lunar exploration vehicle we expected it to be," Schmitt later said, according to NASA.
They help us understand the mineral and chemical resources available to support future lunar exploration.
In June, China's space official said the country was making "preliminary" preparations to send a man to the Moon, the latest goal in China's ambitious lunar exploration plans.
By observing these lunatics' craters you can track the highpoints of telescopic lunar exploration.
KARACHI -- Scientists in China have unveiled multiple tasks they plan to carry out as part of the lunar exploration programme at the just-concluded Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX 2017) in Beijing.
The Global Times, an English-language Chinese daily, reports that a 3-kilogram mini-ecosystem will be transported to the lunar surface via the Chang'e 4 Chinese lunar exploration mission.
Over the next decades, people began to look elsewhere and interest in lunar exploration faded and fell by the wayside.
The possibilities seemed endless--not only for lunar exploration, but the wider odyssey into the rest of space.
Chandrayan-2 - The successor to Chandrayaan-1, India's first lunar exploration mission which propelled India's space programme into international limelight, the Chandrayaan-2 is being developed by ISRO and is slated for a launch by the year 2018 using the newly developed heavy lift launcher GSLV Mark III.
China wants to put astronauts on the moon by 2036, a senior space official said, the latest goal in China's ambitious lunar exploration programme.
Luna 27, set to be launched in five years, marks the continuation of a lunar exploration programme that was halted by the Soviet Union in the mid 1970s.