Moon Mineralogy Mapper

Unique volcanic process found on Moon

Unique volcanic process found on Moon

 A giant mound near the Moon's south pole appears to be a volcanic structure unlike any other found on the lunar surface, according to a new study that used data from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper, which flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft in 2008.

Oct 18, 2015, 18:09 PM IST

Large impact crater could hold clues about Moon`s mantle

Researchers sifting through data from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper that flew aboard India`s Chandrayaan-1 lunar orbiter found a diverse mineralogy in the subsurface of the giant South Pole Aitken basin.

Dec 10, 2013, 11:31 AM IST