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How long does it take a radar pulse to travel to the moon and back?

about 2.5 seconds

How long would it take for a radar pulse to travel to a target 10 nautical miles away and return to the radar receiver?

How long would it take for a RADAR pulse to travel to a target 10 nautical miles away and return to the RADAR receiver? 12.34 microseconds.

How long does it take for a radio message to travel from Earth to the moon and back?

How long does it take for a radio signal to reach Mars?

about 5 to 20 minutes

How are photos sent from Mars?

Mars Reconnaisance Orbiter even captured images of the spacecraft on its parachute during entry, descent and landing. When the rover speaks directly to Earth (from the surface of Mars), it sends messages via its high-gain antenna (HGA).

Where is Viking 1 now?

The Viking 1 lander touched down on the western slope of Chryse Planitia (the Plains of Gold), while the Viking 2 lander settled down at Utopia Planitia.

Did China send a rover to Mars?

The rover landed in a vast plain called Utopia Planitia — also where NASA’s Viking 2 lander touched down in 1976, although Viking 2’s site was much farther north (SN: 9/11/76). The orbiter and rover together mark China’s first Mars mission and make China only the second country to successfully land a rover there.

How many countries landed on Mars?

Besides these two countries, only India, China, Japan, UAE, and European Space Agency have carried out Mars missions. While Japan launched its mission in 1998 and Europe launched in 2003, the remaining three carried out their missions only after 2010.

Is Chandrayaan 2 successful?

India’s ambitious mission to land on the Moon failed. The Vikram lander, of the Chandrayaan 2 mission, crashed on the lunar surface on September 7, 2019, but it was only in December that scientists found it. That means the lander wouldn’t land at the intended location. And that is what made finding Vikram challenging.