[BangPypers] Congratulations to India for Landing on the Moon!

Jeff Rush jeff at taupro.com
Fri Nov 14 21:35:52 CET 2008

Congratulations are in order to the nation of India for their space mission
(Chandrayaan-1) orbiting the moon that today dropped a probe onto the surface.
  It took 25-minutes to fall and is the first Indian-built object to reach the
surface.  That is a cool achievement very few nations have attained!  Another
great step in opening up space to all of Mankind.


  "Indian Space Research Organization" - photos and reports

The announcement came out of the Indian Space Research Organization in
Bangalore.  There are some interesting photographs on the ISRO website.  The
Chandrayaan-1 satellite, with ten additional payloads of a kind different from
the one dropped, will remain in orbit mapping the terrain.

A job well done!
(It is unknown whether Python was running onboard ;-)


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