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Chandrayaan-2: One year since launch, first science data on polar water-ice, minerals expected by October 2020
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Chandrayaan-2: One year since launch, first science data on polar water-ice, minerals expected by October 2020

Water-ice near the polar regions, water-bearing minerals, and Argon concentrations in the exosphere are some key areas of data to expect.

Chandrayaan 3: India's second attempt to land on the Moon planned for November 2020
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Chandrayaan 3: India's second attempt to land on the Moon planned for November 2020

The mission will feature an entirely new lander and rover, which ISRO engineers are already working on, but not an orbiter.

Chandrayaan 2: Orbiter's Terrain Mapping Camera-2 returns glorious new photos of moon's surface
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Chandrayaan 2: Orbiter's Terrain Mapping Camera-2 returns glorious new photos of moon's surface

The Terrain Mapping Camera-2 onboard Chandrayaan 2 can create a digital elevation model of the lunar surface.

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO shares first illuminated images and data from orbiter's infrared instruments
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Chandrayaan 2: ISRO shares first illuminated images and data from orbiter's infrared instruments

The objective of the payload and this experiment is to understand the origin and evolution of the Moon.

Chandrayaan 2: NASA's LRO performs second flyover to locate Vikram's landing site on the moon
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Chandrayaan 2: NASA's LRO performs second flyover to locate Vikram's landing site on the moon

The LRO has on a previous occasion tried to image the landing site of Vikram lander but failed.

Chandrayaan 2 Orbiter catches solar flare in the act, gears up to watch the Moon's surface react
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Chandrayaan 2 Orbiter catches solar flare in the act, gears up to watch the Moon's surface react

The mission also photographed high-resolution closeups of the surface earlier this week.

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO wont give up trying to communicate with the crashed Vikram lander, says K.Sivan
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Chandrayaan 2: ISRO wont give up trying to communicate with the crashed Vikram lander, says K.Sivan

However, some space experts believe regaining link with the lander now appears extremely difficult.

NASA engineer says Chandrayaan 2 mission 'learning experience' for Indian scientists
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NASA engineer says Chandrayaan 2 mission 'learning experience' for Indian scientists

Anne Devereaux said, "The Indian scientists did very well. Lot of information (was) gathered. The orbiter has been successful".

ISRO only has a week to re-establish contact with Chandrayaan 2's Vikram lander
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ISRO only has a week to re-establish contact with Chandrayaan 2's Vikram lander

On September 8, ISRO said Vikram lander was spotted by the on-board camera of the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter

Chandrayaan 2 Landing Highlights: Space researchers, scientists certain there is still hope for the Pragyan rover
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Chandrayaan 2 Landing Highlights: Space researchers, scientists certain there is still hope for the Pragyan rover

Vikram lander was found intact but tilted near its intended landing site, senior ISRO official have confirmed.

Chandrayaan 2: Commending ISRO, NASA expresses interest in teaming up in future solar system exploration missions
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Chandrayaan 2: Commending ISRO, NASA expresses interest in teaming up in future solar system exploration missions

The UAE Space Agency also came forward to lend ISRO support after news that contact with the spacecraft has been lost.

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO locates Vikram lander's position, trying to establish communication
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Chandrayaan 2: ISRO locates Vikram lander's position, trying to establish communication

ISRO, however, is yet to establish any communication with the Vikram lander.

Chandrayaan 2 Landing: A step-by-step look at the Vikram lander's 47-day journey to the moon
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Chandrayaan 2 Landing: A step-by-step look at the Vikram lander's 47-day journey to the moon

There's plenty of action planned for the days between Chandrayaan 2 launch & the planned landing on 7 September.

Chandrayaan 2 shows India's potential, but we need to make it the 'Kennedy moment' for our engineering education
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Chandrayaan 2 shows India's potential, but we need to make it the 'Kennedy moment' for our engineering education

The quality of education in various institutes remains questionable, due to unprofessional, profit only approach of management.

Chandrayaan 2: What ISRO must do to make benefits of the moon mission accessible to the common man
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Chandrayaan 2: What ISRO must do to make benefits of the moon mission accessible to the common man

A decentralized model of technology transfer will benefit society & erase questions about ISRO's space mission expenses.

Chandrayaan 2: Strange mass found under Moon's surface near mission's landing site
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Chandrayaan 2: Strange mass found under Moon's surface near mission's landing site

The anomaly might be metal left from an asteroid crash or leftover lunar magma from when the ocean crystalized.

Chandrayaan 2 Landing highlights: PM Narendra Modi says India stands in solidarity with ISRO scientists
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Chandrayaan 2 Landing highlights: PM Narendra Modi says India stands in solidarity with ISRO scientists

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed ISRO scientists at the ISRO Control Centre

How does ISRO’s GSLV Mk-III fare against some of the world's most powerful rockets?
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How does ISRO’s GSLV Mk-III fare against some of the world's most powerful rockets?

ISRO operates one of the most reliable and cost-effective launch platforms in the world.

Chandrayaan 2 Vikram Lander: the vessel carrying the first rover from India to the Moon
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Chandrayaan 2 Vikram Lander: the vessel carrying the first rover from India to the Moon

It will carry three payloads that will be operational on the lunar surface for 14 days or one Lunar day.

Pragyan rover will help identify elements present near landing site on the Moon's surface
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Pragyan rover will help identify elements present near landing site on the Moon's surface

The rover will be tucked into the lander and will only come out when it's safe after the soft landing.