While there have been suppositions that the lander would have captured essential data, there is no way to ascertain this unless contact is made.
The lander, in its ‘last moment’ of impacting the lunar surface on September 7 has helped expose subsurface material to the scrutiny of a powerful payload onboard Chandrayaan-2 orbiter.
Brad Pitt was at NASA's Washington headquarters and he called the International Space Station to converse with astronaut Nick Hague.
The 14 Earth days-window or one lunar day, which is the mission life of the lander, ends on September 20-21 by when total darkness sets in.
As ISRO celebrates its 50th year since establishment, the float also features their achievements.
The nation waited with bated breath as Chandrayaan-II entered the moon’s orbit. For a couple of days everything else was pushed off centrestage.
However, it remains to be seen how the systems on the lander survive through the lunar night which see temperatures dip to as low as -150 degrees Celsius.
It is learnt that the heads of various ISRO centres would send a formal invitation to invitees chosen by the space agency's headquarters.
Terming Chandrayaan-2 a “wonderful mission”, Sharma felt that despite the issues with the Vikram lander, the country can be proud of its achievement through Chandrayaan-2.
Lander Vikram, with rover Pragyan, housed inside it, lost communication with ground-station early on September seven during its final descent, just 2.1 kms above the lunar surface.
In a conversation with Express, Dr Mylswamy Annadurai tells us the inside story about the origins of India's ambitious project to land on the moon.
The former Karnataka CM went on to add that Modi came to Bengaluru on September 6 night to send across a message to the people of the country that he was behind the launch of Chandrayaan.
Kumar said that the orbiter this time is equipped with critical instruments aimed at providing excellent results in comparison to Chandrayaan-1, launched more than a decade ago.
So far, the national space agency has been tight-lipped about what caused the last-minute glitch which denied India the credit of becoming the fourth nation to soft-land on the moon's surface.
Veena Malik took a dig at India in a series of tweets on September 7, the day the communication between India's moon lander Vikram and the orbiter got snapped.