Chandrayaan programme Current Affairs, GK & News

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 workshop, organised by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The workshop started on September 6, 2021. ..

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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 to all researchers from recognised academic institutions, colleges, universities, planetaria and government organisations. As per ..

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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 north latitudes on the moon These findings were published in Current Science Journal, authored by ..

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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 in the shadowed places of moon. Thus, NASA has taken the discovery of water on ..

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Chandrayaan-2 completes a year around Moon in Lunar orbit since its establishment

The second lunar mission of India Chandrayaan-2, which was partly successful, has completed a whole year in the lunar orbit around the moon since its establishment in the Moon’s orbit on 20 August, last year. The lander Vikram made a failed attempt to smooth landing and deviated from its intended trajectory on 6th September 2019. ..

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ISRO Attempts to Reconnect with Lander Vikram

After the Vikram lander of the Chandrayaan-2 mission lost its communication link with the ground station, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had started its efforts to restore the link. This has not been successful so far. About Chandrayaan-2 Mission Chandrayaan-2 Mission was India’s first moon lander and rover mission. ISRO attempted to soft-land the ..

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