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Experts on Chandrayaan 1 (India)

Chandrayaan-1, India's first mission to Moon, was launched successfully on October 22, 2008 from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota. The spacecraft was orbiting around the Moon at a height of 100 km from the lunar surface for chemical, mineralogical and photo-geologic mapping of the Moon. The spacecraft carries 11 scientific instruments built in India, USA, UK, Germany, Sweden and Bulgaria.

After the successful completion of all the major mission objectives, the orbit has been raised to 200 km during May 2009.

From http://www.isro.gov.in/Spacecraft/chandrayaan-1

Name Missions & Mission Experience Targets Techniques Major Facilities & Instrument Development
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Roger Clark
Cassini, Chandrayaan 1 (India), Europa Clipper, Galileo, Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Observer, MRO ** Instrument Co-Investigator, Mission Co-Investigator Asteroids, Ceres, Comets, Dwarf planets, Earth, Exoplanets, Icy satellites, Interplanetary Dust, Io, Jupiter, Kuiper Belt, Mars, Mercury, Moon, Neptune, Planetary rings, Pluto, Saturn, Small satellites, Titan, Uranus, Venus, Vesta Space-based observing, Spectroscopy, Remote sensing, Photometry, Numerical modeling, Geology, Ground-based observing, Mineralogy, Mapping
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Georgiana Kramer
Apollo, Chandrayaan 1 (India), Clementine, Dawn, Kaguya (Japan), LRO, Lunar Prospector ** Calibration/Test planning, Data validation, Mission science team, Science operations Earth, Meteorites, Moon, Solar particles/Solar wind, Vesta Education/Public Outreach, Field Work, Gamma-ray spectroscopy, Geology, Geomorphology, Ground-based observing, Impacts, Laboratory Spectroscopy, Mapping, Mass spectroscopy, Mineralogy, Neutron spectroscopy, Petrology, Remote sensing, Spectroscopy Cameras, Imaging spectrometers, Spectrometers
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Catherine Neish
Cassini, Chandrayaan 1 (India), LRO ** Data archive, Data validation, Instrument operations, Mission science team, Science operations Earth, Icy satellites, Mercury, Moon, Titan, Venus Field Work, Geology, Geomorphology, Impacts, Radar, Remote sensing, Volcanism
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Matthew Staid
Chandrayaan 1 (India) Earth, Moon Geology, Mapping, Mineralogy, Photometry, Remote sensing, Spectroscopy, Volcanism

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