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The Chandrayaan-2 orbiter is equipped with eight instruments to study the moon, including a lunar terrain mapping camera and a sensor to study the moon’s thin exosphere. Indian Space Research Organisation/AAP

India’s moon mission should be considered a success, and a lesson in spacefaring

Despite a last-minute crash-landing, efforts behind India's moon mission should be applauded. The endeavor has set an example for emerging space programs across the globe.
First foot. NASA

Is space still awesome?

World Space Week is one of a series of events co-ordinated by the UN to celebrate the global nature of space exploration. It was established in 1999. Why is it organised this particular week? Because October…

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