India Tests Soft Landing Tech For Second Moon Mission

Credit: Chandrayaan-2: ISRO
NEW DELHI—India’s second lunar exploration mission—Chandrayaan-2—is conducting testing on a simulated lunar surface to ensure a controlled soft landing following its 2018 launch, the country’s top scientist says. Ground tests are being conducted at different ISRO facilities in anticipation of India...

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