ISRO / ISRO Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft completes two years in lunar orbit

Zoom News : Sep 06, 2021, 08:00 PM

The Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) K. Sivan on Monday inaugurated a Lunar Science Workshop 2021, to commemorate the final touch of years of operation of Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft across the lunar orbit.

Chandrayaan-2 records product and science files have been released through Sivan, also Secretary withinside the Department of Space (DoS), together with data from Chandrayaan-2 orbiter payloads, Bengaluru-founded ISRO stated in a statement.

The 8 payloads onboard Chandrayaan-2 are engaging in scientific observations of the Moon through faraway sensing and in-situ techniques, it stated.

“The science data are being made available for analysis by academia and institutes, for a greater participation to bring out more science from Chandrayaan-2 mission,” ISRO said.

The two-day workshop, organised by ISRO, is being live-streamed on the space agency’s website and Facebook page, for effectively reaching the students, academia and institutes, and to engage the scientific community to analyse Chandrayaan-2 data.

The scientific consequences from the 8 payloads are being offered through the scientists withinside the workshop being held virtually. In addition, there could be lectures at the Chandrayaan-2 mission, tracking, operations, and data archival aspects.