Chandrayaan-1: Science goals

  title={Chandrayaan-1: Science goals},
  author={Narendra Singh Bhandari},
  journal={Journal of Earth System Science},
  • N. Bhandari
  • Published 1 December 2005
  • Physics, Environmental Science
  • Journal of Earth System Science
The primary objectives of the Chandrayaan-1 mission are simultaneous chemical, mineralogical and topographic mapping of the lunar surface at high spatial resolution. These data should enable us to understand compositional variation of major elements, which in turn, should lead to a better understanding of the stratigraphic relationships between various litho units occurring on the lunar surface. The major element distribution will be determined using an X-ray fluorescence spectrometer (LEX… 

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