Chandrayaan-2 and the other moon missions the world has been on, here's a recap

Chandrayaan-2 was just 2.1 km away from the moon surface, the communication from the Lander to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) control room was lost. The Rs 978 crore Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was launched into space by GSLV Mk III on July 22 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. 

Sep 07, 2019, 14:26 PM IST

Chandrayaan-1 mission data helps confirm presence of ice on Moon: NASA

The data was collected by NASA's Moon Minerology Mapper which was part of Chandrayaan-1's payload.

Aug 21, 2018, 19:50 PM IST

India's Chandrayaan-1 helps scientists create first global map of water on Moon

 Scientists used a new calibration of data taken from NASA’s Moon Mineralogy Mapper, which flew aboard Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, to quantify how much water is present on a global scale.

Sep 14, 2017, 16:23 PM IST

Chandrayaan-1: India's first lunar mission lost in space detected orbiting the Moon by NASA radar

In addition to Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, the US space agency also located NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) around the Moon.

Mar 10, 2017, 13:52 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

Origin of mysterious `lunar swirls` solved

In the Apollo era it was realized that lunar swirls were associated with localized magnetic fields in the lunar crust.

Jul 19, 2012, 11:39 AM IST

`India`s lunar mission found moon alive, kicking`

Chandrayaan-1 found the earth`s satellite alive and kicking, demolishing myths about it being bone dry and inactive for millions of years.

Jul 16, 2012, 19:00 PM IST

`Moon may have 100 times more water`

Moon may have 100 times more water than what was known from Chandrayaan-1 sample analysis.

Jun 15, 2010, 13:05 PM IST

Chandrayaan-1 finds deepest crater on moon

Scientists have discovered moon`s
biggest and deepest crater-some 2,400 kms long and 9 km deep from a NASA instrument that flew aboard India`slunar mission ChandrayaanI.

Mar 05, 2010, 19:40 PM IST

Courtesy ISRO, we found water on Moon: NASA

NASA has thanked ISRO and its Chandrayaan mission for its role in the detection of water on Moon.

Sep 25, 2009, 18:08 PM IST

Did Chandrayaan-1 find water on moon?

Despite coming to an abrupt end, India’s maiden moon mission Chandrayaan-1 might have put an end to the question of existence of water on moon.

Sep 23, 2009, 13:40 PM IST

Failure of key unit could have led to Chandrayaan-1 end

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.

Sep 07, 2009, 20:11 PM IST

Data from Chandrayaan-1 being used for 2nd moon mission

Further research was being carried out for Chandrayaan-2 proj, based on quality data and photographs taken by Chandrayaan-1, whose mission came to an abrupt end.

Sep 05, 2009, 17:51 PM IST

India should be proud of Chandrayaan-1: Nair

Indian Space Research Organisation
(ISRO) Chairman G Madhavan Nair on Sunday said the country should
be proud of Chandrayaan-1 for being a successful low cost
planetary mission.

Aug 30, 2009, 23:20 PM IST

ISRO terminates Chandrayaan-1 moon mission: Nair

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

Aug 30, 2009, 21:50 PM IST

Did ISRO goof-up on Chandrayaan-1 life?

Did ISRO goof-up when it announced that Chandrayaan-1 would have a mission life of two years?

Aug 30, 2009, 12:11 PM IST

Chandrayaan-1 -- End of the orbit by January 2010?: The Hindu

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".

Aug 07, 2009, 08:53 AM IST