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The Indian Space Research Organization recently released the first set of data from Chandrayaan-2. The data was prepared by Planetary Data System (Version 4). The first data set was released through PRADAN portal. The PRADAN portal is hosted by ISSDC (Indian Space Science Data Centre). Chandrayaan-2 Chandrayaan-2 was launched on July 22, 2019 from Satish ..
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To explore the moon’s mysterious South Pole, NASA is sending a new VIPER (Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover) Lunar Rover to map water ice in the region. The VIPER will land in September 2022 in search of water on the lunar surface. The mobile robot will spend 100 days collecting data and sampling the water ..
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 ..
Topics: Chandrayaan programme • Chandrayaan-2 • Exploration of the Moon • In India • In spaceflight • Indian Space Research Organisation • Lander • Lunar rovers • Outer space • Rover • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
In a major success for the Indian Space Research Organization, the lander Vikram successfully detached itself the orbital module of the Chandrayaan -2 spacecraft. The lander will now make a four day journey to moon’s surface. About Vikram The lander component of the Chandrayaan-2 is known as Vikram. Named in honor of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, ..
Topics: Chandrayaan programme • Chandrayaan-2 • Indian Space Research Organisation • Lander • Lunar rovers • Outer space • Pragyan • Rover • Sarabhai • Science and technology in India • Spaceflight • Vikram Sarabhai
The Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) is an executive and bureaucratic space agency of the Government of Pakistan. It is responsible for the nation’s public and civil space programme and for aeronautics and aerospace research. It is in news because the space agency has recently announced that it will send its first astronaut ..
Topics: Aerospace • Chandrayaan programme • Chandrayaan-2 • Comparison of Asian national space programs • Exploration of the Moon • Government of Pakistan • Lunar rovers • Pakistan Mission Control Centre • Science and technology in Pakistan • Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission • Space research • Spaceflight