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Dr SK Shivakumar, the renowned space scientist and former Indian Space Research Organisation Satellite Center (ISAC) director, has passed away in Bengaluru on April 14, 2019. He was part of the team that developed the telemetry system for Chandrayaan-I – India’s first lunar exploration mission. A native of Mysuru, he was responsible for designing deep ..
Topics: Chandrayaan programme • Chandrayaan-1 • In India • Indian Space Research Organisation • K. N. Shankara • S. K. Shivakumar • Satellite • Science and technology in India • Spaceflight • Telemetry
Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will most likely launch Chandrayaan-2, the country’s second mission to the Moon in the month of February. Chandrayaan-2 The features of the Chandrayaan-2 mission are: Chandrayaan-2 mission is a totally indigenous venture comprising of an orbiter, a lander and a rover. There would be a controlled descent and the lander ..
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Using data from the Chandrayaan-I spacecraft, that was launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in 2008, NASA Scientists have confirmed the presence of frozen water deposits in the darkest and coldest parts of the Moon’s polar regions. Scientists used data from NASA’s Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) instrument aboard the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft to identify ..
Topics: Chandrayaan programme • Chandrayaan-1 • Exploration of the Moon • In India • Indian Space Research Organisation • Lunar rovers • Mapper • Moon • Moon Mineralogy Mapper • Spacecraft • Spaceflight • Water
Gaganyaan is a proposed manned space mission by Government of India. This will be India’s first manned mission, to be launched by 2022. Announcement The mission was announced on August 15, 2018 (Independence Day) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his independence day speech from Red Fort. Prime Minister said that by or before the year ..
Topics: Chandrayaan programme • Chandrayaan-1 • Exploration of the Moon • Government of India • Human spaceflight • Indian Space Research Organisation • ISRO • Mars Orbiter Mission • Outer space • Science and technology in India • Space exploration • Space Missions • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
Chandrayaan-2 is India’s second lunar exploration mission after Chandrayaan-1.Developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the mission is planned to be launched to the Moon by a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mk II). It includes a lunar orbiter, lander and rover, all developed by India. Chandrayaan-2 is scheduled to be launched no earlier than October 2018 and will attempt to soft land a lander and rover ..
Topics: Chandrayaan programme • Chandrayaan-1 • Chandrayaan-2 • Exploration of the Moon • In India • In spaceflight • Indian Space Research Organisation • Lander • Lunar rovers • Outer space • Spacecraft • Spaceflight