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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



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