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2009-Jul-17, 05:20 PM
The Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, India's moon orbiting satellite was almost lost earlier this year, Indian Space Research Organization revealed, as the star tracking system overheated and malfunctioned. The system helps determine and maintain the spacecraft's orientation. Engineers were able to patch in the gyroscopes and another instrument to help maneuver the spacecraft, but they [...]

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