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Jatan Mehta

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Jatan Mehta

Jatan Mehta is the science officer at TeamIndus Moon Mission, with a background in physics and research experience in astrophysics. He is passionate about space, technology and science communication. His portfolio and science articles can be found at and Twitter profile is @uncertainquark.

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Chandrayaan-2 Launches for the Moon

July 22, 2019

Liftoff atop the country’s GSLV Mk III rocket occurred on 22 July at 14:43 IST (09:13 UTC).

How the Apollo missions transformed our understanding of the Moon’s origin

July 19, 2018

Where did the Moon come from? The origin of our cosmic neighbor is a fundamental question in planetary science.

Space grade electronics: How NASA’s Juno survives near Jupiter

April 17, 2018

Take a look at how electronics of spacecraft are built to survive the harshness of space environments.

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