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Chandrayaan 1

Chandrayaan-1 was a lunar orbiter launched by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on October 22, 2008. It carried instruments from ISRO and from several other national space agencies, including two from NASA, the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) and the Mini-RF (aka Mini-SAR, Forerunner). It also carried an impactor. The mission ended prematurely on August 29, 2009, after loss of radio contact.

Chandrayaan-1 Mission Description

Instruments and Archives

Only the two NASA-sponsored experiments, Mini-RF and M3, have archived data in the PDS. 

The ISRO Science Data Archive (ISDA) maintains science data archives for all Chandrayaan-1 instruments.

The Lunar Orbital Data Explorer (ODE) here at the Geosciences Node provides search capabilities for the Mini-RF and M3 data sets.

Instruments
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Archives
Mini-RF Synthetic Aperture Radar, NASA Mini-RF Archives at the PDS Geosciences Node, including:
  Raw Data
  Calibrated Data
  Maps
  Mosaics
Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3), NASA M3 Archives at the PDS Imaging Node
Terrain Mapping Camera (TMC), ISRO  
Hyper Spectral Imager (HySI), ISRO  
Lunar Laser Ranging Instrument (LLRI), ISRO  
High Energy X-ray Spectrometer (HEX), ISRO  
Moon Impact Probe (MIP), ISRO  
X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer (C1XS), UK, ESA, and ISRO  
Sub-keV Atom Reflecting Analyser (SARA), ESA  
Near-infrared Spectrometer (SIR-2), ESA  
Radiation Dose Monitor Experiment (RADOM-7), Bulgaria  

 

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