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Chandrayaan-2 Moon Lander

Chandrayaan 2 Moon Lander

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The Chandrayaan 2 will comprise a 1,200 kg Russian designed and developed moon lander carrying a single 15 kg rover developed by ISRO in  collaboration with Russia. The 1,200 kg Russian lander will carry a scientific payload of 35 kg, not including the rover. It will be powered by solar panels

Other than equipment to analyse the lunar soil and detect the presence of water, the lander will carry a seismometer and a laser reflector. Also being considered is a landing beacon that could facilitate future landings.

Russia plans to test the lander in 2011,  Roscosmos Deputy Head Anatoly Shilov told AW&ST on August 31, 2010

Last Updated ( Sunday, 12 December 2010 20:40 )  

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