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Chandrayaan-2 rover-lander tested on 'moon surface' created with Salem soil

Updated : July 21, 2019 01:50 PM IST

The moon's surface is covered with craters, rocks and dust and its soil is of different texture as compared to earth's.
Importing lunar soil-like substance from the US was a costly affair and ISRO looked for a local solution as its need was about 60/70 ton of soil.
Chandrayaan-2 rover-lander tested on 'moon surface' created with Salem soil

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