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Spacewatch: India prepares to launchChandrayaan 2 moon mission

太空观察:印度准备开启月船2号登月任务



If successful, India will become fourthcountry to soft-land on moon after Russia, US and China

如果成功,印度将成为继俄罗斯、美国和中国之后第四个在月球软着陆的国家



The three components of the mission carry afull complement of scientific instruments. Among other things, they will studythe moon’s mineral and chemical composition and its topology and seismology.
India’s first moon mission, Chandrayaan 1,launched in October 2008 and operated successfully for almost a year. As partof the mission, an impact probe struck the moon’s south pole in a controlledmanner.
Chandrayaan 2 will launch from the SatishDhawan Space Centre on India’s south-east coast.

飞船三个组成部分载有各种科学仪器。除此之外,他们还将研究月球的矿物组成和化学成分,以及关于月球的拓扑结构和地质构造。