Communication was lost with the Vikram lander.
The spacecraft could play an important part in future missions to the moon and Mars.
The Indian space agency will announce a new launch date for Chandrayaan-II in the coming weeks.
French President Macron says the new space military branch will be set up by September this year.
An unmanned Indian spacecraft named Chandrayaan-II will attempt a feat only achieved by China so far.
Some observers speculate that the U.S. Air Force’s secretive mini space shuttle could boost America’s ability to monitor rivals like China and Russia.
Researchers at the Chinese rocket academy are close to developing a new, more efficient type of cryogenic engine.
The Chinese government wants local private companies to follow export laws and obtain permission before embarking on new space projects.
New Delhi aims to counter Chinese ambitions through partnerships with established space powers.
Elon Musk’s aerospace firm has had a topsy-turvy relationship with the U.S. Air Force.