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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Indian Moon mission Chandrayaan-1 Sends 40,000 images in 75 days

Chandrayaan-1, beams back 40,000 images in 75 days which is great achievement for ISRO. Chandrayaan-1 was launched on Oct 22, 08 it has sent about 40,000 images in 75 days, it means is sending nearly 535 images daily, ISRO believe is quite a record compared to the lunar flights of other nations.

These Images were first transmitted to Indian Deep Space Network at Byalalu near Bangalore, from where they are flashed to ISRO's telemetry, tracking and command network at Bangalore.

Some Interesting links about Chandrayaan-1:
India's First Unmanned Moon Mission
Latest Video from Chandrayaan-1
Iron Minerals found by Chandrayaan-1

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