First picture sent by Chandrayaan-2, See Earth's wonderful view from space
Chandrayaan-2 sends back images of Earth. Yes, these are the real ones
India's moon spacecraft Chandrayan-2 has sent a picture of the Earth from space, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) shared a picture sent by Chandrayan informing about this.
According to ISRO, Chandrayaan-2 took this picture from LI4.
ndian Space Research Organisation's (Isro) Chandrayaan-2 has sent first pictures of Earth as viewed in space.
In a series of tweets, Isro shared the Earth's pictures clicked by LI4 Camera of Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander on August 3, 2019.
The pictures show the Earth in different hues.
"Earth as viewed by #Chandrayaan2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:34 UT," Isro tweeted along with the pictures.
Earlier in July, Isro had said the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was in "good health" and moving in the "right direction".
"The Chandrayaan-2 is in good health. There is no doubt about it. It is moving in the right direction," an official of the Bengaluru-headquartered Isro said.
Isro is aiming for a soft landing of the lander (spacecraft) in the South Pole region of the moon where no country has gone so far.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday released the first set of images of earth captured by Chandrayaan-2 from outer space. “First set of beautiful images of the Earth captured by #Chandrayaan2 #VikramLander. Earth as viewed by #Chandrayaan2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:28 UT,” ISRO tweeted.
Chandrayaan-2, the 3,850-kg three-module spacecraft, was launched on July 22 into an elliptical orbit around the Earth, with the aim of landing a rover on the South Pole of the moon. The rover is scheduled to land on the lunar surface on September 7.