Chandrayaan-2 takes first image of Moon, capturing Apollo crater, Mare Orientale basin

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on August 22, 2019
After reaching the lunar orbit on Tuesday morning, Chandrayaan-2 has finally captured the first image of Moon. The image, captured from a height of 2,650km from the lunar surface, was taken by a camera on board lander Vikram on Wednesday. Isro tweeted the image showing two significant Moon landmarks, the Apollo crater and the...

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Published on August 23, 2019 -  01:03
India's Lunar Probe Snaps Its First Glorious Photo of the Moon
Just days after entering into a lunar orbit, the Indian Space Research Organisation's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft snagged its first shot of the moon. The lander is expected to separate and then touch down on the surface September 7th.

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