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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 mission has achieved 98 per cent objectives: ISRO chief K Sivan

Sivan said that ISRO is focusing on another moon mission by 2020 for which discussion is on without nothing being finalised.

published on : 21st September 2019

Will NASA’s lunar probe be able to throw light on Vikram lander?

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.  

published on : 17th September 2019

Chandrayaan-2: Hopes fading as window of opportunity to relink with lander 'Vikram' closing in

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.

published on : 13th September 2019

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO feels 'tilted' Vikram may have compromised experiments on lunar soil

The scientists have also said it is best to now focus on the orbiter which continues to orbit the moon with its eight payloads intact and functioning normally.

published on : 9th September 2019

ISRO continues efforts to restore link with lander 'Vikram'

Vikram, with rover 'Pragyan' housed inside it, hit the lunar surface after communication with the ground-stations was lost during its final descent, just 2.1 km above the lunar surface.

published on : 9th September 2019

ISRO, Israel’s SpaceIL may exchange notes on each other's lander ‘crashes’ on moon

The two space agencies plan to put their heads together to find out common factors in the powered descent of both the landers which caused them to lose communication links in the last few moments.

published on : 9th September 2019

'Vikram' hasn't crashed, communication channel between orbiter and lander is still on: Ex-ISRO Director Sasikumar

After revolving around the Earth's orbit for nearly 23 days, the craft began its journey to the moon on August 14.

published on : 7th September 2019

Chandrayaan-2: #BhaiLandKarade trending on social media

Recently, a hilarious video of a man requesting his paragliding instructor to make him land had gone viral on social media.

published on : 7th September 2019

WATCH | ISRO chief Sivan breaks down, PM Modi hugs, consoles him

PM Narendra Modi hugged and consoled a visibly emotional ISRO Chairman K. Sivan on his way out.

published on : 7th September 2019

Chandrayaan 2 UPDATES: Communication with Vikram lander lost, says ISRO

Expressing solidarity with the scientific community, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said "India is proud of our scientists", and asked them to be "courageous."

published on : 7th September 2019

Chandrayaan 2: Ahead of historic moon landing, a jubilant mood at ISRO complex

For other members of ISRO its a moment of nervousness filled with excitement as "its not just a historic moment for his organisation but the entire country."

published on : 6th September 2019

Mission Chandrayaan-2: Lander Vikram, Orbiter extend good wishes to each other

The Lander Vikram of Chandrayaan 2 is named after Dr Vikram A Sarabhai, the father of the Indian Space Programme.

published on : 6th September 2019

Everything going according to plan, ISRO chief on proposed soft landing of 'Vikram' module

The touch-down of 'Vikram' lander is scheduled between 1.30 am and 2.30 am on Saturday, followed by the rollout of rover 'Pragyan' between 5.30 a.m and 6.30 a.m.

published on : 6th September 2019

Chandrayaan 2: Here's what will happen during the ‘terrifying 15 minutes’ when moon lander will be on its own

Well, here’s why. ISRO scientists will not resort to remote manual control of the lander while it makes the descent to the lunar surface.

published on : 6th September 2019
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