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Fraser
2008-Nov-14, 07:10 PM
The lunar impactor from the Chandrayaan-1 mission today successfully made it to the surface of the moon, impacting inside the Shackleton crater on the moon's south pole. The 34 kg box-shaped MIP (Moon Impact Probe) carried three instruments, and data was successfully transmitted from the 25-minute descent of the probe after it was ejected [...]

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bijuattingal
2008-Nov-15, 07:58 AM
Madhavan Nair and team done a wonderful job. We congratulate them and wishing them success on their future missions.

KaiYeves
2008-Nov-15, 02:46 PM
I agree! Exploration is International, and that's a good thing!