India’s Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft’s tricky mission to #Moon’s south pole

India’s Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft will attempt to land a briefcase-sized rover onto the Moon’s surface, 600km from the lunar south pole, while an orbiter above searches for water – vital to future manned missions.

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SPACE: Chandrayaan-2 moon mission
April 1, 2018 — IndiaÕs Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft will attempt to land a briefcase-sized rover onto the MoonÕs surface, 600km from the lunar south pole, while an orbiter above searches for water Ñ vital to future manned missions. Graphic shows how India intends to land a rover on the moon.

 

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