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Lost Indian satellite found on the Moon orbit 8 years later


The first Indian unmanned lunar probe “Chandrayaan-1” was launched in October 2008. The contact with it was lost in 2009. Experts thought that the satellite had fallen down on the lunar surface but they were wrong. On March 14, NASA specialists detected the space vehicle on the Moon orbit. They used several telescopes: experts were trying to find the satellite by generating radio waves in the direction of its possible location. It appeared that “Chandrayaan-1”...

Aleksandr Shylo

Aleksandr Shylo

Project Head