It was the failure of "heart" of
the lunar craft, the bus management unit that performed vital
control functions, which probably led to premature end of the
country`s ambitious maiden moon mission --Chandrayaan-1.
India`s maiden Rs 400 crore moon
mission Chandrayaan-1 was on Sunday terminated, about one year
before the odyssey`s expected end, after ISRO failed to
restore the snapped communication link with the unmanned
Three international space agencies and scientific institutes that have their scientific payloads on board the moon mission Chandrayaan-1 will be told “unambiguously” to complete their data analyses “at the earliest".