PM Modi's Lok Sabha win tweet tops 2019 India list; Kohli's wish for MSD, #Chandrayaan2 also ruled
Smriti Irani was the most-mentioned handle in politics, followed by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
PM Narendra Modi's tweet on BJP's victory in Lok Sabha elections most liked on Twitter this year
Also, #loksabhaelections2019, the hash tag i...
Chennai engineer's Chandrayaan-2 discovery boosts citizen science in India
The crash site of Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander was discovered tha...
Scar on moonscape: The curious case of Vikram, India’s crashed moon lander
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter happened to pass over the Vikram landing site 10 days after its crash.
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.
Chennai techie uses Nasa images to find Vikram lander debris, gets credit from US agency
A Chennai techie, Shanmuga Subramanian, used lunar images from Nasa's Moon's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter captured on different dates and studied them for weeks to locate the debris of the lander. He wrote to Nasa informing about his findings. In a tweet later, Nasa confirmed the news and released images of impact site on moon surface.
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.
NASA satellite finds crashed Vikram lander
NASA released an image taken by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) that showed the site of the spacecraft's impact (September 6 in India and September 7 in the US) and associated debris field, with parts scattered over almost two dozen locations spanning several kilometers.
ISRO chief optimistic about CARTOSAT-3 launch, offers prayers at Lord Venkateswara
K Sivan was seen at Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh.
I was hooked to NASA's moon surface images for days: Chennai engineer who found lost Vikram Lander
NASA credited Shanmuga Subramanian for a tip-off that eventually led to the discovery of Vikram Lander.
Chandrayaan-2 orbiter detects Argon-40 on lunar exosphere: ISRO
Earlier this month, the ISRO had released images of the moon's surface clicked by Orbiter High-Resolution Camera (OHRC) onboard Chandrayaan-2. The space agency had lost communication from its Lander Vikram which was supposed to soft-land on the far side of the moon on September 7.
Chandrayaan-2 not end of story, another landing attempt in near future: ISRO chief
ISRO will attempt another soft landing "in the near future", the space agency's chief K Sivan said.
PM congratulates ISRO on Cartosat-3 satellite launch
CARTOSAT-3 is a third generation agile advanced satellite having high resolution imaging capability.
ISRO launches CARTOSAT-3; PM Modi, netizens celebrate 'phenomenal accomplishment'
CARTOSAT-3 is India's most-complex and advanced earth imaging satellite built so far.
26-hour countdown for launch of CARTOSAT-3, 13 nano-satellites begins
The space agency has planned for the launch of CARTOSAT-3 satellite, ninth in the series, from the second launch pad at spaceport of Sriharikota, about 120kms from here on November 27 at 09.28 am. PSLV-C47 on its 49th mission would carry CARTOSAT-3 along with 13 commercial nano satellites from the United States.
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