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Why does the name of this moon crater sound familiar?

Aug 28, 2019 18:04 IST

Over a month after Chandrayaan 2 was launched, ISRO released the first-ever photographs of the lunar surface taken by the satellite. Among the craters captured by the Chandrayaan's Terrain Mapping Camera-2, a familiar sounding name came up. A crater named Mitra, according to ISRO, was named so in honour of Indian physicist and Padmabhushan recepient Sisir Kumar Mitra, who was known as the father of radio research. 

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