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MIP
Indian lunar impact probe. Moon Impact Probe, released from Chandraayan-1 in lunar orbit. The MIP fired its own deorbit motor and impacted the moon near the Shackleton Crater at the south pole.

Status: Operational 2008. First Launch: 2008-10-22. Last Launch: 2008-10-22. Number: 1 .



Family: Lunar Crashers, Moon. Country: India. Launch Vehicles: PSLV, PSLV-XL. Launch Sites: Sriharikota. Bibliography: 4.

2008 October 22 - . 00:52 GMT - . Launch Site: Sriharikota. Launch Complex: Sriharikota SLP. LV Family: PSLV. Launch Vehicle: PSLV-XL.
  • MIP - . Mass: 29 kg (63 lb). Nation: India. Agency: ISRO. Class: Moon. Type: Lunar probe. Spacecraft: MIP. USAF Sat Cat: 33406 . COSPAR: 2008-052B. Apogee: 23,095 km (14,350 mi). Perigee: 277 km (172 mi). Inclination: 17.8000 deg. Period: 402.70 min.

    Moon Impact Probe, released from Chandraayan-1 in lunar orbit on November 14 at 14:36 GMT. The MIP fired its own deorbit motor and impacted the moon at 15:01 GMT, near the Shackleton Crater at the south pole. The impact plume was scanned by the Chandraayan-1 orbiter and ground-based telescopes for evidence of lunar polar ice.



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