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One year of Chandrayaan-2: Isro gears up for Chandrayaan-3, Gaganyaan

Isro is now in the midst of preparations for its next ambitious mission, the Chandrayaan-3, and the first manned mission, the Gaganyaan

Chandrayaan 2, Isro, Moon mission

The Chandrayaan-2 was launched in 2019 and reached the Moon in September of the same year.

BS Web Team New Delhi
India's historic lunar mission Chandrayan-2 completed its first anniversary on Wednesday. With the orbiter continuing to map the surface of the Moon, the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) said in a statement: "Extensive data has been acquired from Chandrayaan-2 payloads and parameters are being derived for the presence of water-ice in the polar regions, X-ray based and infrared spectroscopic mineral information and mid and high latitude presence of Argon-40, a condensable gas on the moon." 

While Isro in September 2019 lost contact with its Vikram lander and the Pragyan rover, which was to make a touchdown on the dark side of

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First Published: Jul 24 2020 | 9:03 AM IST

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