Chandrayaan, the Sanskrit word for mooncraft
, is designed to land on the lunar south pole in September and send a rover to explore water deposits that were confirmed by a previous mission which orbited the moon.
In this storm which gives birth to oppression Where has your ship, your serene silver mooncraft
In designing the "AERO-Y" body, MOONCRAFT
" Now, we have to carefully looking at the potential sites for landing and sending rovers." The second moon mission is expected to weigh double the first mooncraft
, which was 500 kg on its lunar orbit and 1,380 kg on lift- off with propellant.
NEW DELHI: India has lost contact with its first mooncraft
, an unmanned satellite launched amid much fanfare last October, the national space agency said Saturday.
It was not clear whether the ship - Chandrayaan Pratham, Mooncraft
One - would be manned.