Chandrayaan-1: imaging the moon in 64 colours

Published in The Hindu on November 20, 2008 If the Terrain Mapping Camera (TRC) can collect topographical data that will help compile a 3D lunar atlas with a 5 metre resolution, the Hyper-Spectral Imager (HySI) will enable the mineralogical mapping of the moon’s surface. HySI, along with other instruments, will also help in understanding the … Continue reading Chandrayaan-1: imaging the moon in 64 colours

How Chandrayaan-1 will help compile a 3D atlas

Published in The Hindu on November 6, 2008 The Terrain Mapping Camera (TMC) on-board Chandrayaan-1 is a unique demonstration of space scientists’ ingenuity. It will be able to produce a 3D atlas of the moon using a single camera. The resolution will be 5 metres. This will help to prepare a 3D atlas with a … Continue reading How Chandrayaan-1 will help compile a 3D atlas