Chandrayaan-2 News

Chandrayaan-2 sends back 3D photo of impact crater on moon

The Terrain Mapping Camera-2 (TMC-2)provided images at 5m spatial resolution and stereo triplets (fore, nadir and aft views) from a 100 km orbit for preparing Digital Elevation model (DEM) of the complete lunar surface.

Science not like preparing instant noodles, requires patience: PM Modi on Chandrayaan 2

"Scientific research cannot be like preparing noodles or buying instant pizza, it requires patience and the outcome of such research can provide long term solution to people," Modi said.


Chandrayaan-2 finds Argon-40 in the lunar exosphere

According to ISRO the radioactive 40K nuclide present deep below the lunar surface, disintegrates and makes up the 40Ar gas.

ISRO to try again for Chandrayaan: K Sivan to IIT-Delhi students on learning from failures

Sivan, who is also an IIT-Bombay alumnus said that IITs are the 'holy grail of technical education in India'. Drawing from his experience he said that it is the desire to succeed and not just education is secret to success.

Bengaluru science educators say space is the next frontier for students

"Most kids in India seem to have the desire to work in the space sector but are deprived of real ways to get there," Gabe Gabrielle, a former engineer at the Kennedy Space Center for NASA said in Bengaluru.

India's Chandrayaan-2 takes colourful images of Moon's impact craters

Chandrayaan-2, which is currently orbiting the Moon, has sent back some colourful images showing the impact craters, which could help in further understanding the evolution of Earth's Satellite.


Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander remains missing: All that has happened so far

During its latest flyby over the Moon's south pole, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) was unable to spot the presence of Vikram lander near the landing site.

Latest Moon flyby finds no trace of India's Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander: NASA

NASA has found no evidence of Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander in the images captured during a latest flyby of its Moon orbiter of the lunar region where India's ambitious mission attempted a soft landing

Explained: What is Spectroscopy?

Science behind latest Chandrayaan-2 image, and why these graphs matter

ISRO releases first illuminated image of lunar surface captured by Chandrayaan-2

The image shows part of the lunar farside in the northern hemisphere. The image covers Sommmerfield crater floor, the sunlit inner rim of crater Kirkwood, Stebbins crater floor, fresh crater Ejecta within Sommerfield crater floor, and Stebbins crater central peak.

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ISRO loses touch with Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander, PM says 'effort was worth it'

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander failed to make a smooth soft-landing, unable to bring down its speed to the required level.

Chandrayaan-2: All the images clicked by ISRO's second lunar mission in its journey so far

Here are all pictures clicked by ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission in its journey so far.


ISRO's Chandrayaan-2: All photos sent by India's second lunar mission so far

The first image of the Moon taken by Chandrayaan-2 was released by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday. Here are all the images taken by India's second lunar mission so far.

Countdown for Chandrayaan-2 begins in Sriharikota

With Chandrayaan-2, India will become only the fourth country to land a spacecraft on moon. So far, all landings, human as well as non-human, have been in areas close to the equator of the moon.