India’s lunar probe successfully hit the lunar surface on the ROC flag
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newspaper correspondent Wang Lei
“Indian touch to the moon!” India’s first unmanned lunar spacecraft released on the 14th Indian flag printed with a pattern of the moon impact probe, successfully hit the lunar surface, so that India became the United States, Russia and the European Union, the flag pattern in the fourth month of the States. 15 of the Indian media a joy.
According to the “Hindustan Times” 15 reported that the Indian local time at 20:31 on the 14th, from India, “Chandrayaan-1″ launched a lunar probe, accurately hit the lunar surface. The lunar probe is the “Chandrayaan-1″ to carry one of 11 lunar instrument, volume and a CRT TV rather, the four outer surfaces are printed with “orange-white-green tricolor” (the Indian national flag) of the design, equipped with a Spectrum Analyzer, to analyze the composition of the lunar atmosphere.
Indian media reacted very enthusiastic, which accounted for all the news front pages of major newspapers. “Hindustan Times” reported that “three-color flag landed!” “Asian Century” reported that “lunar probe has tricolor plug the moon.” “Indian Express” reported that “Indian touch to the the moon. ” “India Times” article stated: “the task has been achieved, three-color flag flying! India has become the United States, the former Soviet Union, Japan and the European Union, the fifth member to join the moon club.” Indian President Abdul Kalam and others also chaired the lunar exploration project to the Space Research Organization, sent a congratulatory message, expressed their great success and happy.
Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman G Madhavan Nair said: “As we promised, we bring to India the moon. The success of the mission, in addition to achievements in science, there is a huge symbol significance. The real science experiments now, and there are a lot of research work to wait for ‘Chandrayaan-1′ to complete. “Annan Dulai Chandrayaan project director, said:” We are all excited like a child in the landing process, the detection device observed from the moon’s equator to the Antarctic ‘appearance’, which had never been. “Nair further ambitious, said:” Our next important task is to use India’s own manufacturing of spacecraft, the astronaut in India into space, after that, but also to carry out non-manned Mars exploration program. “
However, India’s lunar exploration program since the implementation of votes in a lot of people. Some experts believe that lunar exploration costly, in addition to overexert outside moot; also suggested that India should be of limited financial and human space exploration for the cutting-edge field, without it the country’s development trajectory step. New Delhi, said a netizen, “the government in such a far distance (the moon and the earth) path through the shop, but why our own city on paved roads riddled with bad? Total length of these roads, can not the moon so far, is not very high technical requirements! “▲