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KBC

KBC 14: The point where the Chandrayaan-1’s Moon Impact Probe, that discovered water on the moon, crashed, was named after which person?

Options:

Dr Vikram Sarabhai

Dr APJ Abul Kalam

Indira Gandhi

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru

The Moon Impact Probe separated from the Chandrayaan orbiter at 14:36 UTC on November 14, 2008, and struck the Moon’s south pole in a controlled manner, making India the fourth country to place its flag insignia on the Moon. At 15:01 UTC, the probe collided with the crater Shackleton. Jawahar Point was named after the impact site.