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TeamIndus Lunar Descent Strategy

The science and art of executing a Moon landing

Understanding orbits before the descent

TeamIndus spacecraft orbits around the Moon.

Hardware

1. Laser Rangefinders (LRF)
2. Laser Altimeters (LALT)
3. Descent Cameras (LDS)
4. Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU)

Parameters measured during descent

1. Altitude
2. Velocity
3. Position

Descent Profile

Braking

Approach & Turn

Terminal Descent

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