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Chandrayaan-2 makes first observations in Exosphere of Moon

Bengaluru: Chandra’s Atmospheric Composition Explorer-2 (CHACE-2), a quadrupole mass spectrometer onboard Chandrayaan-2 mission, has made the first-of-its-kind observations of the global distribution of Argon-40 in the tenuous lunar exosphere, according to the Indian Space Research Organisation. These observations provide insight on the dynamics of the lunar exospheric species, as well as on the radiogenic activities in […]