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Chandrayaan-II to probe further for water on moon

September 28, 2009 18:55 IST

With India's maiden Moon Mission making a path-breaking discovery on water presence on the lunar surface, the objectives of Chandrayaan-II will be modified for further probes in that aspect, ISRO chairman Dr G Madhavan Nair has said

"This major achievement has been taken very seriously by scientists the world over. There should be more inquiries on the source of water. It has to be found out whether there would be more water towards the pole (of the Moon)," Nair said on Monday in Thiruvananthapuram.

Certain changes would have to be made on the mission objectives of Chandrayaan-II for further inquiries in that direction. "We are thinking about it," he added.

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