Tag: Moon

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Russia’s Luna-25 Crashes Into Moon

“The apparatus moved into an unpredictable orbit and ceased to exist as a result of a collision with the surface of the moon,” Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, said Sunday. On Saturday, the agency said it had a problem with the craft and lost contact with it. The unmanned robot lander was set to land on the moon’s south pole […]

TALKING BOOKS

Mother Moon

Hello mother moonWith your silvery lightYou shine so bright’Do you think of me tonight? Playing hide and seekBetween the cloudsTell me, dear ball of lightWho set you in the sky? Do you see me lying in bed?Wide awake and thinkingAbout the day that lies aheadWishing for a better day than yesterday Do you see me kicking and tossingLike a small […]

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China Makes It Chang’e 4 To The Moon

China’s extraterrestrial quest continues in earnest as the country is set to embark on its fourth mission to the moon, this time to explore the dark underbelly of the planet. The mission is part of a larger Chinese program of lunar exploration. Chang’e 4 mission is set to land on the dark side of the moon thus making it the […]

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China Eight-Day Moon Mission A Success

According to chinadaily.com.cn, China succeeded Saturday in the world’s first mission to the Moon and back in some 40 years, becoming the third nation to do so after the former Soviet Union and the United States. The test lunar orbiter, nicknamed “Xiaofei” on Chinese social networks, landed in Siziwang Banner of China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region early Saturday morning. The […]