CM Palaniswamy lauds Chennai techie for locating Vikram lander

The chief minister presented a bouquet to him. Industries Secretary N Muruganandam and Kakarla Usha, Secretary/Chairperson/MD, TIDCO, were present on the occasion.

published on : 5th December 2019

ISRO applauded across the globe for its Chandrayaan-2 mission: Nirmala Sitharaman

TMC MP Saugata Roy objected to the decision of the government to provide additional funds to the Department of Space over the alleged 'failure' of Chandrayaan-2 mission.

published on : 4th December 2019

Are they Vikram debris? ISRO advisor questions NASA’s claim of locating lunar lander

Senior advisor says ‘discovery’ defies common sense as crash site will resemble a crater 

published on : 4th December 2019

Chennai techie over the moon after spotting Vikram lander  

It  had gone incommunicado minutes before attempting  a soft-landing on the moon on September 7.

published on : 4th December 2019

ISRO remains tight-lipped on Chennai engineer's discovery of Chandrayaan 2's Vikram lander 

ISRO Chairman Sivan and Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre director S Somanath couldn't be contacted however, sources said was informed by NASA about the findings before it went public.

published on : 3rd December 2019

NASA finds Vikram Lander, tweets images of impact site on moon surface

The NASA posted images clicked by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera, showing the site's changes on the Moon and the impact point before and after the spacecraft had made a hard-landing.

published on : 3rd December 2019

ISRO prepares for Chandrayaan-3 mission, lays out roadmap

A committee constituting many institutions, organisations and senior scientists has been working to study the issues of Chandrayaan-2 and the reason behind its hard landing, as per ISRO spokesperson.

published on : 22nd November 2019

Chandrayaan 2: Vikram hard-landed within 500 metres of landing site, says Centre

In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Jitendra Singh, the minister of state in the PMO said the first phase of descent was performed nominally from an altitude of 30 km to 7.

published on : 20th November 2019

After failure of 'Vikram' lander, India may again attempt soft landing on Moon next November

ISRO had constituted a high-level committee to prepare a report on the proposed Chandrayaan-3.

published on : 14th November 2019

Chandrayaan 2 successful mission, generated curiosity among youth: PM Modi

Modi insisted that scientific discoveries might not be of immediate help to the present generation but could be beneficial in the future.

published on : 5th November 2019

Chace-2 on Chandrayaan-2 detects Argon-40 on moon

However scientists believe there is nothing earth shattering about the finding as the isotope of Argon (40AR) is also found on earth and around the moon.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Will make second attempt to land Vikram on Moon's south pole: ISRO

Replying to media's query if the ISRO would attempt another landing on Moon's south pole, ISRO Chief K Sivan replied, 'Definitely'.

published on : 2nd November 2019

Latest Moon flyby finds no trace of India's Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander: NASA

On September 7, Indian Space Research Organisation attempted a soft landing of Vikram on the uncharted lunar south pole, before losing communication with the lander.

published on : 23rd October 2019

NASA doing 'rigorous' search for Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram with fresh lunar pictures

NASA said that its camera team is still evaluating images and it should know more about the lander in the next few days.

published on : 17th October 2019

Will NASA have answers on Vikram lander?

A NASA official had earlier told IANS in New York that on October 14, its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) would fly over the site, where Vikram might have landed.

published on : 15th October 2019
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