New Delhi: India has put the first picture of its ambitious mission Chandrayaan-2 lunarcraft in front of the world. It will be launched on July 15 at 51 minutes past 2 in the morning. Earlier, ISRO had successfully launched Chandrayaan-1. It was launched on 22 Oct 2008.
As per the information received from the sources, the Indian Space Research organisation had earlier reported that Chandrayaan-2 lunarcraft will take a passive experimental instrument of NASA to the moon. The US agency will measure the distance of the Earth and the moon through this module. In addition to the overseas experimental modules, Chandrayaan-2 has orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragrin).
With this, Chandrayaan-2 will carry 13 Indian payloads in the mission that will take various scientific experiments and photographs of the moon. The NASA module was briefed by ISRO chairman Sivan. 'S Sivan had said that NASA's laser reflectors Arez will accompany Chandrayaan-2, an experimental module. American scientists will use it to measure the distance between Earth and the moon. The instrument will be attached to the lander. It will be able to accurately mention the location of the lander on the lunar surface.