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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.
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.
Our orbiter had already located Vikram Lander: ISRO Chief rejects NASA claims
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K Sivan has claimed that the Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 had been spotted by the space ag...
NASA finds Vikram Lander, releases images of impact site on Moon surface
This image shows the Vikram Lander impact point and associated debris field. Green dots indicate spacecraft debris (confirmed or likely). Bl...
I was hooked to NASA's moon surface images for days: Shanmuga Subramanian who found lost Vikram Lander
American Space Agency NASA has credited Chennai-based engineer and space science enthusiast Shanmuga Subramanian for a tip-off that led to t...
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.
Not rocket science, just observation: Chennai techie Shanmuga Subramanian
The 33-year-old, who hails from Madurai, woke up to an email from Nasa confirming that the American space agency has confirmed Vikram lander’s crash site and giving him credit for the discovery.
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.
Budweiser wants to go beyond ISS, says they now wish to brew beer far away, in microgravity
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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.
Chennai engineer's Chandrayaan-2 discovery boosts citizen science in India
The crash site of Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander was discovered thanks to the availability of data from the American space agency for common citizens to analyse and interpret.
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