India's First Moon Mission
Chandrayaan-1 is an Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) mission designed to orbit the moon over a two year period with the objectives of upgrading and testing India's technological capabilities in space and returning scientific information on the lunar surface.
It will also carry a 30 kg probe designed to be released from the spacecraft and penetrate the lunar surface.
Chandrayaan means journey to the moon in Hindi.
Credit: Indian Space Research Organization