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When and why was Chandrayan-1 launched into space?

Asked on 21-08-2018 by Anonymous

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Chandrayan-1 was launched on October 22, 2008, Sriharikota, to detect the presence of solid ice on the Moon. It was orbiting around the Moon at a height of 100 km from the lunar surface for mineralogical and photo-geologic mapping of the Moon.