Space Jewelry

Chandrayaan 1 carried a piece of jewelry - a small amount of gold. This paid homage to the tradition of placing precious objects on exploratory vessels.

Retro Reflectors

The orbiter had retro reflectors, bouncing lasers off the Moon's surface. This measured Earth-Moon distance accurately.


Dance of Craters

Chandrayaan 1's camera captured craters, revealing geometric patterns and their formation.

Detected elements like magnesium, aluminum, and more on the Moon.

X-ray Spectrometer

Magnetic Mystery

Magnetometer detected localized magnetic fields, hinting at ancient activity.

Ejecta Patterns

High-res images explained material ejection from craters, revealing Moon's history.