- Sep 23, 2021
Commemorating the completion of two years of operation of Chandrayaan-2 orbiter around the moon, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman and Secretary, Department of Space K. Sivan inaugurated two-day Lunar Science Workshop 2021 on Monday.
He also released Chandrayaan-2 data product and science documents, along with data from Chandrayaan-2 orbiter payloads.
The eight payloads onboard Chandrayaan-2 are conducting scientific observations of the Moon by remote sensing and in-situ techniques.
According to ISRO, the science data are being made available for analysis by academia and institutes, for greater participation to bring out more science from the Chandrayaan-2 mission.
The two-day Lunar Science Workshop is live-streamed on ISRO’s website and Facebook page, to effectively reach the students, academia, and institutes, to engage the wisdom of the scientific community to analyze Chandrayaan-2 data.
The science results from the eight payloads will be presented by the scientists in this workshop.
In addition to the science results, during September 6-7, there will be lectures on the Chandrayaan-2 mission, tracking, operations, and data archival aspects as well. Along with the scientists from ISRO/DOS, there will also be lectures on lunar science to be delivered by scientists from the Indian Institutes of Science Education Research, Kolkata, IISc, Bengaluru, and IIT Roorkee.
The Chandrayaan-2 is India’s second moon mission.