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India unveils new lunar surface PHOTOS before Chandrayaan-2 TOUCHDOWN – RT World News



The Indian spaceship Chandrayaan-2 returned fresh images of the crater-like lunar surface just weeks after placing the vehicle on the unexplored south pole of the natural Earth satellite.

The photos were taken from a distance of more than 4,000 kilometers above the lunar surface and released on Monday by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

They capture a number of noteworthy lunar landmarks, including Jackson's Summer Field, Mach, Korolev and Mitra craters, and the North Pole region.

Chandrayaan-2 is currently circling the moon and maneuvering to prepare for his moon landing on 7th September First Moon Earth Mission Pictures (PHOTOS)

After landing in the South Pole region, the small solar-powered Praha Pragyan is deployed. The Rover is expected to travel half a kilometer off the lander during its 1

4-day lifespan, taking photos and collecting data.

If successful, India will be the fourth country after the US to land on the moon, USSR and China.

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