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.
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.
"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.
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
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.