Indian Lunar Space Probes and Exploration

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    Chandrayaan-2: Lander, rover, orbiter integration by June 28
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    The Lander and the Rover models made public by Isro. The lander will land on the moon and unload the rover, which will go around the lunar surface covering 500 metres. (Image courtesy: Isro)
     
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    1. All three spacecraft modules are at SDSC.
    2. Orbiter is ready with fuel.
    3. Lander & rover are being integrated, aimed to get completed by 28th June, complete integration with orbiter may extend to June 29th.
    4. Tests to examine general functioning will be there.
    5. APXS yet to be integrated.
    6. Assembly to reach vehicle assembly building.
    Only thing I don't know whether it's old or new assembly building.
     
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    GSLV MkIII-M1/Chandrayaan-2 - Update
     
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    #Chandrayaan 2`s touchdown velocity of 2 m/s is quite impressive, #Chinese Chang'e-3 #Yutu had 3,8 m/s. In order to realize this aim highly sophisticated engineering is needed. I hope #ISROs efforts are paying off. Have they revealed the coordinates of landing area at south pole?

     
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    How did you manage to post pictures??? mine didn't work twice....
     
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    I don't know. I just copy pasted from Cdy-2 page.
     
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    When is the launch... July 15th?
     
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    Yeah at 2:51 AM night............
     
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    What to Expect when Chandrayaan-2 Launches to and Lands on the Moon
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    Chandrayaan-2
    Chandrayaan-2 is an Indian mission to send an orbiter, lander, and rover to the Moon, targeting the Moon's south pole.​
    Chandrayaan-1
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    ISRO / NASA / JPL-Caltech / Brown University

    MINERAL MAP OF THE MOON FROM M3
    The Moon Mineralogy Mapper is a spectrometer, which returns hundreds of measurements of the brightness of the surface at each pixel in its images. The spectral data can be processed to yield maps of the abundance of minerals on the Moon. In this RGB image, the red channel is the brightness of the surface at a wavelength of 1580 nanometers; bright areas contain more plagioclase feldspar and less mafic minerals, indicating the lunar highlands material. The green channel represents the depth of an absorption feature at 1000 nanometers, while the blue channel represents the depth of an absorption feature at 2000 nanometers. These two channels map the presence of iron-bearing "mafic" minerals common in the maria basalts. Different-age lava flows contain different abundances of these mafic minerals, resulting in different colors in this map.
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    Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter
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    CHANDRAYAAN-2 CRUISE CONFIGURATION
    This screenshot from an ISRO video shows Chandrayaan-2 cruising above the Moon. The Vikram lander (top section) is still connected to the orbiter at this point in the mission.
    Vikram Lander
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    ISRO
    CHANDRAYAAN-2 VIKRAM LANDER DEPLOYING ROVER
    This screenshot from an ISRO video shows the Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander deploying the Pragyan rover on the lunar surface.
    Pragyan Rover
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    ISRO
    CHANDRAYAAN-2 PRAGYAN ROVER
    Chandrayaan-2's Pragyan rover explores the Moon in this screenshot from an ISRO video.
    GSLV-MK3 launcher
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    ISRO
    GSLV-MK3 ON SECOND LAUNCH PAD
    GSLV-MK3 on second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Center prior to launch.
     
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