Chandrayaan programme

Chandrayaan-3 Spacecraft

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has achieved yet another milestone in its space exploration journey. The space agency announced that the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft has successfully completed crucial tests that confirm its capability to endure the harsh acoustic and vibration ..

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Chandrayaan-2 maps sodium content on Moon’s surface

For the first time, the spectrometer on Chandrayaan-2 mapped abundance of sodium on the moon. Key facts The x-ray spectrometer called CLASS (Chandrayaan-2 Large Area Soft X-ray Spectrometer) aboard the Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter detected a large amount of sodium on the ..

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Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft completes 9,000 orbits around moon

Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft of India has completed more than 9,000 orbits around the Moon. Imaging and other scientific instruments on the aircraft have been providing excellent useful data since then. Lunar Science Workshop 2021 Lunar Science Workshop 2021 is a two-day ..

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ISRO’s ‘Announcement of Opportunity’ to analyse Chandrayaan-2 orbiter data

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has come up with an “Announcement of Opportunity’ under which it seeks a proposal for scientifically analyse and utilise data from all experiments of the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter. Highlights This announcement of opportunity will be open ..

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Chandrayaan 2 orbiter discovers water molecules on Moon

Chandrayaan-2 orbiter of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has detected water molecules on Moon’s surface. Key Points According to the researchers, there was widespread lunar hydration and unambiguous detection of OH and H2O signatures in between 29-degree north and 62-degree ..

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NASA takes Chandrayaan’s Water Discovery to a step higher

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA has found the presence of water on the sun lit surface of the Moon. The presence of water was found by the spacecraft SOFIA. Earlier, ISRO Chandrayaan 1 confirmed the presence of water ..

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