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NASA to sign MOU with ISRO for Moon Mission
NASA to sign MOU with ISRO for Moon Mission
1 May 2006
(Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with NASA on the US payload for Chandrayaan-1, the first Lunar Mission of India. The mission has a planned launch of 2007.

NASA Chief Dr Michael Griffin would be visiting ISRO on May 9th and agree for NASA to provide two payloads, a Minature Synthetic Aperture Radar and a Moon Mineralogy Mapper.

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Last Updated: 1 May 2006