The study finds that a part of the signal could be arising from a thin veneer of sodium atoms weakly bound to the lunar grains.
Both the orbiters orbit the moon in a nearly polar orbit and hence, both the spacecraft come close to each other over the Lunar poles.
The two-day workshop, organised by ISRO, is being live-streamed on the space agency's website and Facebook page, for effectively reaching the students, academia and institutes, and to engage the scientific community to analyse Chandrayaan-2 data.
Bengaluru: India’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 with a lander and rover will be attempted in mid-April, a top space official said on Friday. “We are targeting mid-April to launch Chandrayaan-2 as there were certain tests which could not be done in time for the earlier scheduled January 3 launch,” Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Chairman […]
New Delhi: India’s second moon mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’ which is expected to be launched around October-November this year, is likely to cost Rs 800 crore, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K. Sivan said on Wednesday. It includes Rs 200 crore for launching and Rs 600 crore for the satellite, Sivan told Union Minister of State […]
Bengaluru: Asserting that the relationship between the space agencies of India and Japan has had a “visible change”, the Indian Space Research Organisation chief on Friday said the countries are working towards a joint lunar mission soon. “We are looking at a possible joint lunar mission which is still in a very preliminary stage. We […]
Sriharikota: The Indian Space Research Organisation is all set to embark on its most complex mission ever undertaken as thespace agency is gearing to launch Chandrayaan-2 between July 9 and 16. The landing on the moon is expected to be on September 6, ISRO chairman K Sivan said. “It is going to land at a […]
Bengaluru: India would launch its second moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, on July 15 from the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh and land its rover on the lunar surface on September 6, a top official said on Wednesday. “The 3,890 kg Chandrayaan-2 mission will be launched on board a heavy rocket from our spaceport at Sriharikota on […]
Bengaluru: Embarking on its second voyage to the moon on July 15, an Indian spacecraft and rover would land near the lunar south pole by September 6 or 7, a top official said on Wednesday. “We will launch our second moon mission (Chandrayaan-2) on July 15 at 02:15 a.m., to land by September 6 or7 […]
Chennai: India’s second moon mission – Chandrayaan-2 – is the country’s first step in robotic space exploration and hence more “complex” and “intricate”, Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) former Chairman K. Radhakrishnan said on Saturday. “Chandrayaan-2, with an Indian Lander-Rover (Vikram-Pragyaan) combine, is India’s first step in robotic space exploration and the mission is on […]
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India’s ambitious moon landing mission Chandrayaan-2 launch was called off due to technical snag in the ‘Bahubali’ rocket on Monday about one hour before it was to blast-off. “It is not possible to make the launch within the launch window. The revised launch schedule will be announced later,” an official announced from […]
New Delhi: With India postponing the Chandrayaan-2 launch owing to technical snag in the ‘Bahubali’ rocket about an hour before it was to take off on Monday morning, people on social media said it is better late than never. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) called off the launch of Chandrayaan-2 that would send an […]
Sriharikota: There is many a slip between the cup and the lip, goes the proverb and which has proved true for the Indian space agency that had to call off its Rs 978 crore moon mission, the Chandrayaan-2, an hour before the rocket’s flight on Monday due to a technical snag. The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was […]
Chennai: The Indian space agency has rectified the fault in its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) whose Monday flight with Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was called off one hour before its lift off. While there is no official word about the status of the rocket since the flight was called off due to a technical […]
Chennai: The Indian space agency on Thursday announced that the launch date for its ambitious second Moon landing mission Chandrayaan-2 has been rescheduled for July 22, seven days after the ambitious launch by ISRO had to be aborted an hour before the lift off. “Chandrayaan-2 launch, which was called off due to a technical snag […]