What Chandrayaan-2 has sent

Synopsis: The failure of Chandrayaan-2 to make a soft-landing on the lunar surface had led to much disappointment. However, Orbiter part of the mission has gathered a wealth of new information. Introduction Due to crash landing, ISRO missed the opportunity to demonstrate soft-landing in outer space and gather more local information. The lander Vikram and rover… Continue reading What Chandrayaan-2 has sent

Chandrayaan-2 scans Mitra crater

Indian National Space Organization (ISRO) has released a series of images of craters captured by Chandrayaan 2 on the lunar surface. The pictures were captured by the Terrain Mapping Camera-2 (TMC-2). The craters whose pictures have been captured include Jackson, Mach, Sommerfeld, Mitra, Hermite, Plaskett, Rozhdestvenskiy and Kirkwood. Jackson crater is located in the northern… Continue reading Chandrayaan-2 scans Mitra crater

Perfect launch for Chandrayaan -2

Chandrayaan-2 was successfully launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota. Chandrayaan 2 is India’s second lunar mission and 1st Indian expedition to attempt a soft landing on the lunar surface with indigenous technology. If successful, India will be the 4th country ever to soft land on the lunar surface- after USA, Russia and… Continue reading Perfect launch for Chandrayaan -2

Moon mission to try landing on Sept 7

ISRO has announced that Chandrayaan-2’s targeted landing date on the lunar South Pole is September 7th. The launch of Chandrayaan-2, which was scheduled to be launched on July 15th, was aborted after a technical snag in the launch vehicle system- GSLV Mk-III rocket. The moon landing has been planned during the particular period as the… Continue reading Moon mission to try landing on Sept 7

The milestones of Chandrayaan-2, India’s second lunar probe

Chandrayaan 2, India’s second lunar mission, was scheduled to be launched on 15 July from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. However, the launch got delayed due to technical issues. Chandrayaan 2 is ISRO’s first attempt to make a soft landing on the Moon. If successful, India will join the US,… Continue reading The milestones of Chandrayaan-2, India’s second lunar probe

ISRO’s lunar touchdown has dry run on soil fetched from Tamil Nadu

ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2’s lander and rover has been tested on a simulated surface at Lunar Terrain Test Facility (LTTF) in Bengaluru. Chandrayaan-2, India’s second Moon mission, will be launched on July 15, 2019 Chandrayaan 2 will comprise of an Orbiter, Lander named ‘Vikram’ and Rover named ‘Pragyan’. The orbiter will circle the moon and provide information… Continue reading ISRO’s lunar touchdown has dry run on soil fetched from Tamil Nadu

Full rehearsal for Chandrayaan conducted

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has conducted test run for Chnadrayaan-2 mission. Chandrayaan-2, India’s second Moon mission, will be launched on July 15, 2019 Chandrayaan 2 will comprise of an Orbiter, Lander named ‘Vikram’ and Rover named ‘Pragyan’. The orbiter will circle the moon and provide information about its surface The lander will make… Continue reading Full rehearsal for Chandrayaan conducted

Chandrayaan-2 Explained: What Moon can hold for India

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced that Chandrayaan-2, India’s second Moon mission, will be launched on July 15, 2019. Its lander and rover would touch down on the moon’s surface on September 6. Chandrayaan-2 is India’s second mission to the moon. It is a totally indigenous mission. Chandrayaan-2 will comprise of an Orbiter,… Continue reading Chandrayaan-2 Explained: What Moon can hold for India

Chandrayaan 2 to be launched on July 15 from Sriharikota: ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced that Chandrayaan-2, India’s second Moon mission, will be launched on July 15, 2019 Chandrayaan-2 will comprise of an Orbiter, Lander named ‘Vikram’ and Rover named ‘Pragyan’ for the first time in an Indian space mission. The moon landing is planned for September 6 or 7. The orbiter… Continue reading Chandrayaan 2 to be launched on July 15 from Sriharikota: ISRO

ISRO gears up for Chandrayaan 2 mission

The Indian Space Research Organisation has scheduled the launch of Chandrayaan 2 mission between 9th and 16th July. Chandrayaan 2 is India’s second lunar mission which will be launched aboard a GSLV-Mk III rocket. Chandrayaan 2 will comprise of an Orbiter, Lander named ‘Vikram’ and Rover named ‘Pragyan’. The orbiter will circle the moon and… Continue reading ISRO gears up for Chandrayaan 2 mission

Chandrayaan-2 will carry 14 payloads from India

A mission update of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has said that Chandrayaan 2 which is planned to be launched during July 9-16, will have 14 Indian payloads or study devices. Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to the moon is a totally indigenous mission. It comprises of an Orbiter, Lander named ‘Vikram’ and Rover named… Continue reading Chandrayaan-2 will carry 14 payloads from India

Chandrayaan-2 most complex mission:ISRO chief Sivan

ISRO Chairman has said that Chandrayaan-2 will be the most complex mission undertaken by ISRO.It is because of the soft landing required near the lunar south pole.On the other hand,the Moon Impact Probe (MIP) on Chandrayaan-1 had not been designed for a soft landing. Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to the moon is a totally indigenous… Continue reading Chandrayaan-2 most complex mission:ISRO chief Sivan

ISRO plans to land a rover on lunar South Pole: Sivan

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has said that The Chandrayaan 2 mission would land a rover on Moon’s South Pole. If ISRO manages to successfully execute this, India will be the first country to land a rover on the moon’s South Pole. Some regions of the lunar South Pole have permanently shadowed craters with… Continue reading ISRO plans to land a rover on lunar South Pole: Sivan

Second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 to be launched in July

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has said that Chandrayaan-2 is set to be launched any time between July 5 and July 16, 2019. The moon landing is likely to be in early September, 2019 close to the lunar South Pole. Chandrayaan-2 is India’s second mission to the moon. It is a totally indigenous mission.… Continue reading Second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 to be launched in July

Vikram hurt during practice, puts Chandrayaan-2 on bench

Vikram, the lander of Chandrayaan 2, has suffered minor damage in two of its legs during a test conducted in the later half of February 2019. This has postponed atleast until May 2019. Chandrayaan-2 is India’s second mission to the moon. It is a totally indigenous mission. It comprises of an Orbiter, Lander and Rover.… Continue reading Vikram hurt during practice, puts Chandrayaan-2 on bench