India’s second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, has taken its first visuals of the Moon after entering lunar orbit earlier this week. The images released by the state-run Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) were captured by the indigenously built spacecraft on Aug. 21 while it was orbiting 2,650 km (1,646 mi.) above the lunar surface. Chandrayaan-2 comprises an orbiter; a lander named Vikram, meaning strong; and a rover called Pragyan, or knowledge. Vikram will separate from the ...


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