India’s “Moonboat 2” sends back the first set of Earth photos showing the Earth in different shades

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India’s “Moonboat 2” sends back the first set of Earth photos showing the Earth in different shades

2019-08-07 00:34:27 15 ℃

On the 22nd of last month, India’s second lunar probe, Moonship 2, was launched. On the 4th, the Indian Space Research Organization released the first set of Earth photos taken after the execution of the "Moonboat 2" mission. According to reports, this set of photos was taken on a 3rd day by a camera carried by the "Moonboat 2" lander, showing the earth in different shades.

The Indian Space Research Organization said that as of now, "Yuezhou No. 2" has completed four orbital changes around the Earth's orbit and is scheduled to be completed on the 6th, that is, tomorrow. The fifth change.

The detector is expected to softly land near the moon's south pole in early September and begin collecting data on surface ice, minerals, etc. on the moon's surface - if the landing is successful, India will become After the United States, Russia and China, the fourth country with a probe landing on the moon.