Indian Deep Space Network - Chandrayaan-1


The Indian Deep Space Network has been built to track and support India's first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1, an unmanned lunar exploration mission by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), India's national space agency. It was launched on 22 October 2008. The IDSN will be used for tracking, orbit control and housekeeping operations of India's lunar mission for its entire duration of two years. IDSN began to track Chandrayaan 17 minutes after its launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Launch Centre at Sriharikota, when the satellite separated from the launch vehicle.

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