Chandrayaan 2 News
An interesting aspect that widens the interest in this alkali element is its presence in the wispy atmosphere of the moon, a region so thin that the atoms there rarely meet
On the heels of the heartbreaking news of the SSLV failure came a sliver of hope as ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 delivered a scientific discovery. It has found that there is a plasma density in the moon’s ionosphere, which opens new possibilities in understanding the lunar dark side environment
Chairman of Apex Science Board, ISRO, A S Kiran Kumar said the imaging and scientific instruments on board the satellite have been providing excellent data.
ISRO invites proposals for analysis, utilisation of data obtained from Chandrayaan-2 orbiter observations
The AO is open to all researchers from recognised academic institutions, universities, colleges, planetaria and government organisations of India,
As per the space agency, the mission could not be accomplished fully due to a performance anomaly in the cryogenic stage of the rocket
Gaganyaan to launch in December 2021, Chandrayaan 3 may launch in 2022 followed by Mangalyaan 2: ISRO chief
ISRO has other major projects lined up including its mission to Venus - Shukrayaan-1 and Aditya which is ISRO's mission to the Sun.
FM says four Indians are in Russia undergoing astronaut training as part of the joint partnership between ISRO and Roscosmos.
The Chandrayaan-2 mission was India''s first attempt to land on the lunar surface.
Chandrayaan 3 to launch in early 2021, will have a lander-rover duo says Union Minister Jitendra Singh
Chandrayaan-1, launched in 2008, has sent images which show that Earth's satellite may be rusting along the poles.
Chandrayaan 3: To test and prepare for successful landing, ISRO to recreate lunar craters in village near Bangalore
A source revealed that the artificial moon craters will be about 10 metres in diameter and will be three metres deep.
ISRO said that the Chandrayaan 2 orbiter has completed 17 orbit maintenance manoeuvres since achieving 100 km lunar orbit on 24th September 2019.
Within 300 kilometres east of the crater is the site where the Apollo 17 and Luna 21 missions had landed.
Chandrayaan-2 rover, lander may have partially survived landing, says engineer who discovered Vikram lander debris
Subramanian said he was seeking an explanation of how the rover may have moved, and for ISRO's validation of his findings.
Researchers from Jadavpur University work on simulation for ISRO to ensure soft landing for the lander on the moon, other planets
The project is part of ''Respond programme'' by ISRO with premier academic institutions related to space science, space technologies.
Chandrayaan 3 lander, rover and rocket will cost ISRO Rs 610 crores, of which Rs 360 crore is for the GSLV-MkIII.
Chandrayaan-3 will consist of lander and rover and will cost approximately Rs 250 crore.
Chandrayaan 3 to launch in 2030, will cost lesser than the second mission, Union Minister Jitendra Singh
He said that calling Chandrayaan 2 a disappointment was wrong since it was India's maiden attempt.
We saw the first black hole photo, many moon landings, the most distant asteroid ever imaged beyond Pluto among other spectacular wonders.
Chandrayaan 2: Failure is part of the 'big game', shouldn't discourage the science community, says NASA-JPL CTO
The NASA JPL Chief emphasised a familiar statistic quotes at the time of Vikram's planned landing — 40% of moons missions in last 60 years have failed.
ISRO never released images or other data to corroborate that it had located the Vikram lander.