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Chandrayaan-2’s aim is to improve our understanding of the Moon — discoveries that will benefit India and humanity as a whole. Photo: ISRO

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The Hindu Science Quiz: Of Chandrayaan-2, India’s Moon Mission

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1. Chandrayaan-2 is an Indian lunar mission that will boldly go where no country has ever gone before, says ISRO. Which region is India's space agency talking about?

1. Chandrayaan-2 will make a soft landing on the lunar surface. How many countries have done so before India?

1. The Chandrayaan-2 Lander is named Vikram after Vikram Sarabhai, Father of the Indian Space Programme. What is the mission's rover called?

1. The Chandrayaan programme was first announced by...

1. Chandrayaan-1, the present mission's predecessor, was launched on...

1. What is the name of Chandrayaan-2's launch rocket?

1. What is the difference between Chandrayaan-1 and Chandrayaan-2 missions?

1. Chandrayaan-2 will attempt to land in a high plain between two Lunar craters. One is Manzinus C. Name the other.

1. Chandrayaan-2’s Orbiter will be capable of communicating with the Indian Deep Space Network at Byalalu, near Bengaluru, and the Lander. It will be placed in a 100x100 km lunar polar orbit. What is the Orbiter's mission life.

1. The Chandrayaan-2 module can boast of at least three unique features: the most powerful launch vehicle to date and a wholly indigenous rover. Which is the third?

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The Hindu Science Quiz: Of Chandrayaan-2, India’s Moon Mission

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