Chandrayaan-2 orbiter locates Lander Vikram on the surface of the moon

Chandrayaan-2 orbiter locates Lander Vikram on the surface of the moon

The lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 orbiter locates Lander Vikram on the surface of the moon. The Chairman of the national space agency ISRO, Dr. K Sivan has said, a thermal image of the Lander has been captured by the Orbiter of Chandrayaan-2 with the help of ‘Imaging Infra-Red Spectrometer’ that is fitted on the Orbiter.

The spectrometer is one of the eight scientific instruments that are onboard the Orbiter. The Orbiter is meticulously revolving around the moon and has eight important payloads on it including the Infra-Red device.

 

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6th India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue

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