NASA releases images of the moon capture by Chandrayaan-2
Striking picture of the moon showing craters has been captured by the Chandrayaan-2.
On July 22, Indian mission Chandrayaan-2 took off from the Satish Dhawan Space centre In Sriharikota.
Earlier this month, Chandrayaan-2 lander, Vijram had attempted a soft landing at the lunar region whose high-resolution images had been released by, the US space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
A striking picture of the moon showing craters has been captured by the Chandrayaan-2. ISRO had also shared an image of Earth which was captured.
In the city of Kanpur, people had offered prayers for the success of the mission. Chandrayaan-2 will explore the region of the moon where no mission has set foot.
Our @LRO_NASA mission imaged the targeted landing site of India's Chandrayaan-2 lander, Vikram. The images were taken at dusk, and the team was not able to locate the lander. More images will be taken in October during a flyby in favorable lighting. More: https://t.co/1bMVGRKslp pic.twitter.com/kqTp3GkwuM— NASA (@NASA) September 26, 2019