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First photo of the moon from Chandrayaan 2 shows the Mare Orientale basin in the top right-of-centre, and the Apollo crater in the centre-right of the image. Image: ISRO

Chandrayaan 2 captures the first image of the Moon from Lunar Orbit

India's second lunar exploration mission, Chandrayaan-2- which launched on 22nd July 2019- has recently sent the first images of Moon taken from the moon's...
An illustration of the orbit-raising to lunar transfer transition of the Chandryaan 2 spacecraft. Image: ISRO

Chandrayaan-2 enters into Lunar Orbit

The probe has been successfully maneuvered into lunar orbit today, after nearly 30 days of space travel.

After NASA, ISRO wants to pursue India’s first mission to the Sun in 2020

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) now has its eyes on the Sun with solar mission Aditya-L1 in 2020.
GSLV MkIII-M1 / Chandryaan 2 vehicle night view at the Second Launch Pad

Chandrayaan-2, India’s second moon mission launched successfully

Chandrayaan-2 is on its way to the Moon, launching from Sriharikota this afternoon. The mission aims to place a rover on the Moon later this year.
Chadrayan2 new launch date and time final

Chadrayan 2 new launch date and time revealed

ISRO recently took Twitter and announced new launch date and time for India's moon mission, Chandrayan2. The original date of launching was July 15, 2019,...
GSLV MkIII-M1 / Chandryaan 2 vehicle night view at the Second Launch Pad

Chandrayan 2 mission has been put on hold citing technical issues

The Moon is the closest cosmic body at which space discovery can be attempted and documented. It is also a promising testbed to demonstrate...
UV image of NGC- 2808 with far-ultraviolet emission shown in blue and near-ultraviolet emission in yellow. [This image is featured as the AstroSat Picture of the Month at http://astron-soc.in/outreach/apom/]

AstroSat discovers new group of stars in globular cluster NGC 2808

The Indian multi-wavelength space observatory AstroSat launched in September 2015 continues to yield exciting results. Using this observatory, astronomers from Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai have...
On the right is a false-colour image of the bright ultraviolet lobes of the Butterfly Nebula, images by AstroSat. On the left is the same image in red, with a cartoon in blue marking the full extent of the newly discovered ultraviolet lobes and the jets (Credits: Rao and Sriram)

AstroSat discovers ultraviolet wings of Butterfly Nebula

Indian astrophysicists have discovered large ultraviolet lobes and jets that were hurled out from a dying star, using data from AstroSat – space observatory...
Gale crater as seen by Mars colour camera on board Mars Orbiter Mission (Photo : ISRO)

New tool may help classify craters on planetary surfaces

Researchers at Dehradun-based Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) and Gujarat University have developed software that can help scientists classify images of craters on...