Moon Probe

  • Russia plans to send probe to moon in 2015 January 16, 2013

    Moscow: Russia will resume a long-dormant quest to explore the moon by sending an unmanned probe there in 2015, the head of the space agency was quoted as saying on Tuesday. The craft, called Luna-Glob, or Moon-Globe, will be carried by the first rocket to blast off from a new...
  • China plans to launch 3rd moon mission next year March 5, 2012

    Beijing: China's third lunar probe, Chang'e-3, is expected to be launched next year and it will conduct moon landing and lunar explorations, a top space official has said. Different from the previous two orbiters, Chang'e-3 has "legs" to support the spacecraft in landing, Ye Peijian, chief commander of Chang'e-3 at...