In the statement made by the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), information about the activities of the Luna-25, the first spacecraft sent by the country to the Moon since 1976, was included.
In the statement, which pointed out that the flight of Luna-25 to the Moon, the natural satellite of the Earth, continues, it was noted that all systems on the spacecraft were operating normally.
In the statement, it was stated that the scientific instruments on the spacecraft became operational, and the processing of the first data obtained was stated.
Will seek water, study space rays
Luna-25 was launched on 11 August with a “Soyuz 2.1b” rocket from the Vostochniy cosmodrome, 5,500 kilometers east of Moscow.
Luna-25, which will conduct research on the Moon for about 1 year, will examine the effects of space rays and electromagnetic emissions on the lunar surface, as well as searching for water.