Hey @firstname.lastname@example.org, asking people who came all the way to Sriharikota to watch the #Chandrayaan2 launch to re-register for the next one is not a great thing to do. Last time's passes should automatically be carried forward.
Seen here is the landing site for @NASA@twitter.com’s Apollo 11 spacecraft. On July 20, it will be 50 years since humans first landed on an extraterrestrial object.
Know what geology Apollo 11 uncovered: https://moonmonday.space/2019/07/15/apollo-11-landing-site-the-sea-of-tranquility-50th-anniversary-special/
(Image credit: @LRO_NASA@twitter.com)
I repeat: ISRO touting #Chandrayaan2 as a south pole landing mission is wrong. Conditions unique to polar regions (incl. permanently shadowed regions and longer sunlight periods) are prominent 80° onward, not ~70°.
Btw, people in Chennai: you'll be able to watch the launch from your rooftops, although not in much detail unless you have a pair of binoculars or something better. And for any photographers out there: if you take good pics, please consider placing them in the public domain 31/n
That space scientist is me. 😁
#Chandrayaan2 really is that important from an enabling technology point of view.
or even criticism for that matter. To rephrase what one space scientist told me: if lander fails, we must go back to the launchpad; if the rover fails, it's a smaller problem but we must still go back to the launchpad; 27/n
#Chandrayaan2 is launching tonight for the Moon & I've written a detailed piece for @email@example.com @TheWireScience@twitter.com explaining the mission, the landing, science & how it fits in the global space context. Here you go! 🚀🌕
Hey @firstname.lastname@example.org, the Earth and the Moon didn't form around a Black Hole..
Can't believe @email@example.com got this wrong.. It's called the Sun.. :/
Which of these theories is correct? Is there a fifth alternative that no one else has considered? We are looking to find the answer to these questions and more through Chandrayaan 2 — the world’s first mission to the Moon’s south polar region!
Looks like @firstname.lastname@example.org's XPoSat will have a friendly competitor in determining polarization of X-rays from bright sources.
SpaceX snags another launch contract from NASA, this time for the Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission. Launch cost is at the low price of $50.3 million
Seen here is the targeted landing site for India’s first ever soft landing Moon mission, Chandrayaan-2. The spacecraft will launch on July 15, 2019.
More about the landing site here: https://moonmonday.space/2019/07/08/chandrayaan-2-landing-site-in-the-southern-highlands/
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Hey @email@example.com, any plans on shipping to India? There are many #FOSS enthusiasts here who will happily buy all the great hardware (and software) that you produce.
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