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India launched to the Moon orbital module with a lunar rover

On July 22, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched to the Moon the orbital station Chandrayaan-2 with the Pragyan lunar rover.

Pragyan is equipped with solar panels, from which it must work for at least one lunar day – 14 Earth days. During this time, the lunar rover will collect data on the lunar surface. It is expected that the orbital module will remain in operation for about a year.

Landing apparatus at the south pole of the moon is scheduled for September 6 or 7. In the case of the success of the mission “Chandrayaan-2”, India will become the fourth country after the United States, the USSR and China, which has landed its moon rover on the satellite.

The first lunar expedition of India "Chandrayaan-1" took place in 2008. Then the orbital module checked the Moon for …

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The creators of Prisma launched a new social network Capture with search chat on photos

Prisma authors Alexey Moiseenkov and Aram Hardy launched the social network Capture, TechCrunch reports. Users can find group chats thanks to an artificial algorithm that processes location data, time, position in space and images on the camera screen.

The algorithm offers thematic chats after the user opens the camera in Capture and leads to the object of interest. You can create a chat yourself. So, if you point the camera at yourself, chat rooms are displayed or a suggestion to start a selfie-chat – a dialogue with a random user.

Capture has channels that only their owners can post to. Subscribers can comment if this feature is not disabled. The authors of the application hope to attract celebrities in this way.

While Capture is available only on iOS. To start using the application, it is enough to specify the username …