India’s first lunar probe will be inserted in the flag on the moon (Figure)
India “Chandrayaan 1″ schematic
Shangbin Global Times special correspondent reports: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman G Madhavan Nair said on the 20th, India’s first lunar probe will be inserted in the national flag on the moon. If the operation is successful, India will become the United States, Russia and Japan after the world’s first four national flag on the moon plug.
Asked flags intent, Nair said, “When people reach a new territory, the general will own banner inserted in that land, in order to justify their existence, we also this means. “Only Russia and Japan in history has successfully inserted the flag on the lunar surface, so the Indian media said the former Soviet Union since 1976,” Moon 24 “, then there is no national success,” this big step in India walk in front of rival China. ”
According to “The Times of India” reported that the national flag on the moon was first inserted by the former Indian President Abdul Kalam’s, he repeatedly stressed that we must in the Indian lunar maiden voyage to the national flag into the moon , so in the future in the international community to share the lunar resources, India is not only not get in the door, but also participate in the distribution. Some analysts said the Indian move is a response to colonial mentality, which means the desire to share resources on the moon.
Nair reiterated that India will put people into space in 2015. In addition, India will be the next target the Mars. “GSLV can be a 500 kg spacecraft to Mars, so experiment to explore if there are some good ideas, we can develop in three to four years of Mars exploration missions.” Nair said in the moon race in India can not behind other countries, we must quickly catch up and develop their own manned spacecraft technology.