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ISRO offers Lunar Science Workshop to commemorate two years of Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter

ISRO offers Lunar Science Workshop to commemorate two years of Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter

Chennai: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman and Secretary, Department of Space K. Sivan inaugurated the two-day Lunar Science Workshop 2021 on Monday, commemorating the completion of two years of operation of the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter around the moon.

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.

The two-day Lunar Science Workshop is live-streamed on ISRO's website and Facebook page, to effectively reach the students, academia and institutes, and to engage the wisdom of the scientific community to analyse Chandrayaan-2 data.

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 science results from the eight payloads will be presented by the scientists in this two-day 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 Indian Institutes of Science Education Research, Kolkata, IISc, Bengaluru and IIT Roorkee.

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