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Chandrayaan likely to join U.S spacecraft for water probe

India's Chandrayaan-I probe will be joining two U.S spacecraft to be launched this year in looking for water on the Moon.
NASA plans to launch the Lunar Reconnaissance (LRO)as well as the Lunar Crater Observation an Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) on an Atlas V rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
One of the instruments on Chandrayaan-I, which is currently circling the Moon, is a compact imaging radar known as Mini-SAR developed by the U.S scientists to look for signs of water-ice at the bottom of lunar craters that are permanently in shadow. A similar sort of radar, called Mini-RF, is flying on LRO as well.
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