APOLLO LUNAR MODULE
Questions for 2020: India land a craft safely on moon? ISRO should manage peacefully
Isro scientists lost communication in September with the Vikram lander of the Chandrayaan-2 mission some 400 m above the lunar surface. So what’s next? Isro has already planned to send a lander and a rover to the Moon in 2020.
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Vikram lander debris: The engineer who cracked it for India
A 33-year-old avid space watcher from Chennai has received kudos for zeroing in on a piece of debris on the moon, which turned out to be the remains of India's most-watched outer space launch in recent times.
Chandrayaan 2: Vikram hard-landed within 500 mts of landing site, says govt
The indigenously developed Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft comprising of orbiter, lander and rover was successfully launched on-board the indigenous GSLV MK III-M1 Mission on July 22. The Lander was separated, as planned, from the Orbiter on September 2 2019. Powered descent of the lander was initiated on September 7 to achieve soft landing on the moon surface.
ISRO has not given up efforts to regain link with lander
The Indian Space Research Organisation said on September seven ground stations lost communication with Vikram (with rover Praygan tucked inside it), minutes before its planned soft-landing on the Lunar surface.
Chandrayaan-2 mission has achieved 98 per cent objectives: ISRO chief
Chairman K Sivan said the Chandraynaa-2 mission has achieved 98 per cent of its objectives, even as scientists are working hard to establish contact with lander 'Vikram'
ISRO panel to look into Vikram loss
Space agency’s attempts to communicate with the lander have been futile till date
NASA captures images of Chandrayaan-2's Moon landing site: Report
LRO deputy project scientist John Keller shared a NASA statement confirming that the orbiter's camera captured the images.
ISRO thanks all Indians for support after it lost contact with lander
"Thank you for standing by us. We will continue to keep going forward propelled by the hopes and dreams of Indians across the world!" ISRO tweeted on Tuesday.
ISRO racing against time to salvage lander-rover part of Chandrayaan-2 mission
The Bengaluru-headquarterd space agency on Tuesday again confirmed that the lander has been located on the lunar surface by the on-board cameras of the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter which is circling the moon in its intended orbit.
Performance on Chandrayaan-2 orbiter front makes ISRO salvage pride
The 2,379 kg orbiter whose mission life was designed to be one year would now be able to function for almost seven years.
Nation's support, PM's address boosted our morale: ISRO Chief
The Prime Minister on Saturday gave a long and tight hug to an emotional Sivan, who was in tears, unable to come to terms over lander Vikram's unsuccessful bid to soft-land on the moon.
The lander is dead, long live the orbiter
With 8 payloads, a lifespan of seven years and a probe to look for water, minerals.
India's next Moon shot will be bigger, in pact with Japan
For this mission - Lunar Polar Exploration - Isro will be tying up with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.
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