Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Current Affairs, GK & News
Using NASA’s LRO, scientists at Planetary Science Institute observes water molecules moving around dayside of Moon
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is a NASA robotic spacecraft currently orbiting the Moon in an eccentric polar mapping orbit. It is in news because by using NASA’s LRO, scientists at the Planetary Science Institute have observed water molecules moving around the dayside of the Moon. According to the study published in the journal Geophysical ..
Topics: Exploration of the Moon • Laser communication in space • Lunar Precursor Robotic Program • Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter • Lunar rovers • Lunar South Pole • Lunar water • Moon • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
According to new study based on data from India’s Chandrayaan-1 mission and NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), Moon’s water may be widely distributed across its surface and not confined to particular region or type of terrain. The results contradict some earlier studies, which had suggested that more water was detected at Moon’s polar latitudes and ..
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Month: Current Affairs - June, 2009
Topics: Carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere • Chemical compounds • Greenhouse gases • In India • Indian Space Research Organisation • LCROSS • Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter • Moon • NASA • Oceansat-2 • Spacecraft • Spaceflight