artist concept of Chandrayaan-1
JPL's Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument is aboard India’s maiden moon voyage, Chandrayaan-1. A maneuver performed today (Tues., Nov. 4) placed the Indian spacecraft on a path toward the moon.

For more information, go to the Indian Space Research Organization's release at http://www.isro.org/pressrelease/Nov04_2008.htm .

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