Photo: India's First Moon Probe Lost, But Data May Yield Finds



India's first lunar probe, Chandrayaan-1, was unveiled in September 2008 at the Indian Space Research Organization's Satellite Center in Bangalore.

The mission, which launched in October 2008, ended abruptly in August 2009 when mission managers lost radio contact with the craft. But experts say data collected over the past year hold "several new and completely unexpected discoveries."

File photograph via AP


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