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Chandrayaan-2 orbiter makes new discovery about distribution of gas in moon’s atmosphere

March 08, 2022 4:40 pm

New data from CHACE-2 mass spectrometer on Chandrayaan-2 show distribution of Argon-40 gas in lunar ‘exosphere’, beyond the areas this was known to exist, a statement from the ISRO said

Collision avoidance manoeuvre performed for Chandrayaan-2: ISRO

November 15, 2021 11:19 pm

According to ISRO, a “very close conjunction” between Chandrayaan-2 orbiter and LRO of NASA was expected to occur on October 20 at 11.15 am Indian Standard Time near the lunar north pole.

Explained: What Chandrayaan-2 has sent

September 10, 2021 6:54 am

Although the soft landing on the Moon failed, the Orbiter has been doing its job. 2 years on, ISRO has released the information gathered, from confirmation of the presence of the water molecule to data about solar flares.

Scientists reveal ‘unambiguous presence of water ice’ at permanently shadowed regions of Moon

September 08, 2021 9:36 am

The ability to combine polarimetric radar images from two wavelengths has also brought forth subsurface features and the polarimetric data helps in identifying the distribution of impact melts.

ISRO: Chandrayaan-2 detects chromium, manganese through remote sensing

September 07, 2021 8:16 am

According to a statement from ISRO, the eight payloads onboard Chandrayaan-2 are conducting scientific observations of the Moon by remote sensing and in-situ techniques.

Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft completes over 9,000 orbits around moon, says ISRO

September 06, 2021 9:18 pm

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is holding a two-day Lunar Science Workshop 2021, which began on Monday, to commemorate the completion of two years of operation of Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft around the lunar orbit.

Chandrayaan-2: Vikram lander spun out of control midway to landing site, ISRO could only watch

January 08, 2020 7:02 am

With the communication system on the failed lander supplying data on its performance right up to 400 metres before crashing on the surface of the moon, ISRO is now confident that the errors that occurred will be corrected during Chandrayaan-3, which has been cleared for launch in 14-16 months.

ISRO chief on Chandrayaan-2: Big relief when PM hugged me

January 02, 2020 7:01 pm

Sivan said it was a "great thing that the prime minister himself consoled me" after Chandrayaan-2 lost contact with the space agency last year.

Chandrayaan-2: Three months on, ISRO yet to make public Vikram lander failure report details

December 19, 2019 5:22 am

So far, the only official statement on causes of the crash has come in the form of an answer to a question on Chandrayaan-2 mission in Lok Sabha on November 20 from Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh.

What India googled in 2019 to keep pace with the news

December 11, 2019 4:46 pm

Article 370, PM Kisan Yojana, Maharashtra assembly elections, Haryana assembly election result, Pulwama attack are some of the other topics that made the cut in the news list.


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

September 08, 2019 7:42 am

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

September 06, 2019 6:03 pm

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

August 23, 2019 5:04 pm

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

July 14, 2019 1:37 pm

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.