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Chandrayaan I 'Star sensor' fails - Mission may face early end?

India's first moon mission Chandrayaan-I, will come to an early end because of a technical error, ISRO authorities has confirmed.

The Chandrayaan has lost one of the 'star sensors' which helps it to remain in the orbit of moon. The 'star sensor' an important device in the spacecraft which senses the position of the stars and keeps the spacecraft in correct location. According to ISRO this device has become non-functional for the past one month. ISRO has trying to keep Chandraayan in the orbit using other innovative means, reports India today.

However Chandrayaan has collected all the vital informations about the moon according to the mission.

Chandrayaan I was launched in 22nd October 2008 with a two-year life span.

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