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Isro chief K Sivan on Tuesday claimed that the Indian space agency’s own orbiter had located the lander and had declared it on its website, news agency ANI reported.(PTI File Photo)

Chandrayaan 2: After Nasa shares Vikram lander’s image, Isro chief K Sivan claims ‘our own orbiter had located it’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 02:30 AM IST
Nasa on Tuesday said its satellite orbiting the Moon has found Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2 which crashed on the lunar surface in September. The US space agency also released an image showing the impact site of the lander.
Subramanian said he had always been excited by rockets as a child.(Facebook/Shanmuga Subramanian)
Subramanian said he had always been excited by rockets as a child.(Facebook/Shanmuga Subramanian)

‘Was hooked’: Chennai techie spent 45 sleepless nights to spot Vikram lander

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 05:45 PM IST
Those sleepless nights appeared to pay off in early October when Subramanian spotted what he believed was the debris. He tweeted about it and mailed his suspicions to NASA and the Indian Space Research Agency.
FIle image of RCB cricketers Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers.(AP)
FIle image of RCB cricketers Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers.(AP)

IPL 2020: ‘Could NASA help us...’ - RCB makes hilarious plea to team which located Vikram Lander

Bengaluru | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 04:41 PM IST
IPL 2020: The site was located by Shanmuga Subramanian, who on his own, scoured the pictures taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbital Camera (LROC), NASA and Arizona State University announced on Monday confirming the find.
Image shows Shanmuga Subramanian.(HT File Photo)
Image shows Shanmuga Subramanian.(HT File Photo)

Chennai techie Shanmuga Subramanian helps NASA locate Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander, Anand Mahindra tweets about him

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 03:20 PM IST
Chennai techie Shanmuga Subramanian located the debris of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander.
Shanmuga Subramanian believes that the crash landing of Vikram lander made more people interested on the moon mission.((Photo Credit: Facebook/Shanmuga Subramanian)
Shanmuga Subramanian believes that the crash landing of Vikram lander made more people interested on the moon mission.((Photo Credit: Facebook/Shanmuga Subramanian)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 1pm: Chennai techie explains how he spotted Chandrayaan 2’s Vikram lander and all the latest news at this hour

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Shanmuga Subramanian believes that the crash landing of Vikram lander made more people interested on the moon mission.(Facebook/Shanmuga Subramanian)
Shanmuga Subramanian believes that the crash landing of Vikram lander made more people interested on the moon mission.(Facebook/Shanmuga Subramanian)

‘I found a tiny dot’: Chennai techie explains how he spotted Vikram lander

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 01:48 AM IST
Nasa made the announcement of the Vikram lander discovery on Tuesday morning and released an image taken by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) on November 11 showing the landing site.
This image released by NASA shows the Vikram Lander impact point and associated debris field. Green dots indicate spacecraft debris (confirmed or likely). Blue dots locate disturbed soil, likely where small bits of the spacecraft churned up the regolith. “S” indicates debris identified by Shanmuga Subramanian , the Indian engineer.(Photo Credit: NASA/ Twitter)
This image released by NASA shows the Vikram Lander impact point and associated debris field. Green dots indicate spacecraft debris (confirmed or likely). Blue dots locate disturbed soil, likely where small bits of the spacecraft churned up the regolith. “S” indicates debris identified by Shanmuga Subramanian , the Indian engineer.(Photo Credit: NASA/ Twitter)

Nasa finds Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram with help of Indian engineer

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 01:45 AM IST
Nasa’s orbiter had captured the first set of images of the landing site of Chandrayaan 2’s Vikram lander on September 17, when it was lunar dusk in the region. Scientists from the LRO camera team had said that they were unable to identify the Vikram lander because of the long shadows in the region during dusk.
The techie looked for it on the images from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbital (LRO) Camera that the US space agency had released to the public.(Facebook/Shanmuga Subramanian)
The techie looked for it on the images from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbital (LRO) Camera that the US space agency had released to the public.(Facebook/Shanmuga Subramanian)

‘I found Vikram lander’: Chennai techie finds debris on Moon, Nasa confirms

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 12:55 AM IST
Subramanian believed that from the beginning when he joined the space hunt from his computer in Chennai the pictures of the lunar surface put out by LROC were his only clues.
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter of the NASA finds ISRO’s Vikram Lander.(Twitter/NASA)
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter of the NASA finds ISRO’s Vikram Lander.(Twitter/NASA)

Nasa finds Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander, tweets pic of impact site on moon

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 08:20 AM IST
NASA said it released a mosaic image of the site on September 26, inviting the public to search it for signs of the lander.
Kailasavadivoo Sivan on Saturday weighed in on the second landing attempt of Vikram lander on Moon’s south pole.(HT Photo/Vipin Kumar)
Kailasavadivoo Sivan on Saturday weighed in on the second landing attempt of Vikram lander on Moon’s south pole.(HT Photo/Vipin Kumar)

Working on Vikram Lander’s second landing on Moon’s south pole, says ISRO chief

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 02:29 PM IST
What was supposed to be India’s first soft landing on the Moon, Chandrayaan-2 ended in failure when the robotic Vikram lander seemingly crashed into the lunar surface.
Scientists monitor, as Vikram Lander begins its descent on the south pole of the moon, at ISRO office in Bengaluru on Saturday.(File photo: ANI)
Scientists monitor, as Vikram Lander begins its descent on the south pole of the moon, at ISRO office in Bengaluru on Saturday.(File photo: ANI)

‘Not giving up’: Isro on making efforts to regain link with Vikram Lander

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 12:13 AM IST
The Indian Space Research Organisation said on September 7 ground stations lost communication with Vikram (with rover Praygan tucked inside it), minutes before its planned soft-landing on the Lunar surface.
NASA eleased high-resolution images captured by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) during its flyby of the lunar region where Vikram lander attempted a soft landing.(Photo: Twitter/@NASA)
NASA eleased high-resolution images captured by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) during its flyby of the lunar region where Vikram lander attempted a soft landing.(Photo: Twitter/@NASA)

‘Hiding in a shadow’: NASA confirms Vikram’s hard landing, tweets pics

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 09:41 PM IST
The Indian orbiter part of the Chandrayaan 2 mission was able to capture images of the lander a day after the attempted soft-landing went awry. The photographs show that the Vikram landed “very close to the chosen site” and was in an “inverted position”.
Mission Gaganyaan is our next priority, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Sivan.(PTI Photo)
Mission Gaganyaan is our next priority, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Sivan.(PTI Photo)

Mission Gaganyaan next priority, no link with Vikram lander: ISRO chief

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 11:07 PM IST
The ISRO chief said that organization was trying to set the target of achieving this mission (Gaganyaan) by next year. “For this, we are working on different options,” he added.
Live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface in Bengaluru.(PTI)
Live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface in Bengaluru.(PTI)

As Lunar night falls, hope of contacting Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander fades, say experts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 06:12 AM IST
Vikram is not designed to withstand temperatures of -180 degrees C and the electronics onboard will become unviable after the lunar night, equivalent to fourteen days on Earth. It will also run out of charge if the solar panels were not deployed after the ‘hard-landing’.
Chandrayaan-2 lifts off from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on July 22, 2019.(PTI)
Chandrayaan-2 lifts off from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on July 22, 2019.(PTI)

Chandrayaan 2 orbiter on track as window to relink with lander shrinks

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 09:59 PM IST
During the 15 minutes of powered descent on September 7, Isro scientists lost contact with the lander just 2.1 km above the lunar surface.
NASA is validating, analysing and reviewing the lander’s images. It was near lunar dusk when the orbiter passed over, meaning large parts of the area were in shadow.(PTI Photo)
NASA is validating, analysing and reviewing the lander’s images. It was near lunar dusk when the orbiter passed over, meaning large parts of the area were in shadow.(PTI Photo)

NASA analysing images of Chandrayaan-2’s landing site: Report

Houston | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 04:45 PM IST
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has snapped a series of images during its flyby on September 17 of Vikram’s attempted landing sight near the Moon’s uncharted south pole.
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), which has been orbiting the moon for 10 years, passed over the Vikram landing site on Tuesday.(HT FILE)
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), which has been orbiting the moon for 10 years, passed over the Vikram landing site on Tuesday.(HT FILE)

Vikram lander not in ‘field of view’, NASA orbiter camera fails to capture its image

New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 03:39 AM IST
The LROC team will compare the images taken on September 17 with previous ones of the site taken by it to see if the lander is visible. The results of the flyover will be made public after validation, analysis, and review.
Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander lost contact with ISRO’s control centre shortly before touchdown on the Moon’s South Pole on September 7.(ANI)
Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander lost contact with ISRO’s control centre shortly before touchdown on the Moon’s South Pole on September 7.(ANI)

NASA’s lunar orbiter races against time to locate Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 09:49 PM IST
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) will try to locate Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander during a flyover of the landing site on Tuesday.
Former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy stirred up a controversy on Thursday by saying that PM Narendra Modi brought “bad luck” when he stepped into the Isro premises in Bengarluru.(PTI File Photo)
Former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy stirred up a controversy on Thursday by saying that PM Narendra Modi brought “bad luck” when he stepped into the Isro premises in Bengarluru.(PTI File Photo)

‘PM Narendra Modi brought bad luck’: HD Kumaraswamy on why Isro lost contact with Chandrayaan 2’s Vikram lander

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 06:33 AM IST
Isro had officially confirmed on Tuesday that Chandrayaan-2’s orbiter, which is going around the moon at an altitude of about 100km from the surface, has located the Vikram lander.
Live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru on September 7, 2019.(PTI Photo/Video grab)
Live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru on September 7, 2019.(PTI Photo/Video grab)

Nasa to share images of Vikram’s moon landing site with Isro

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 06:25 AM IST
Chandrayaan 2: Apart from the radio signal, the Nasa will also be sharing the images from its own Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which will pass over the landing site of the Vikram on September 17.
Live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru on September 7, 2019.(PTI Photo/Video grab)
Live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru on September 7, 2019.(PTI Photo/Video grab)

Nasa to share images of Vikram’s moon landing site with Isro

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 06:48 AM IST
Chandrayaan 2: Apart from the radio signal, the Nasa will also be sharing the images from its own Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which will pass over the landing site of the Vikram on September 17.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is continuing its attempt to reach out to India’s moon lander sending communication signals with its Deep Space Network ((PTI)
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is continuing its attempt to reach out to India’s moon lander sending communication signals with its Deep Space Network ((PTI)

NASA joins ISRO to track Vikram lander ‘calling home’

Chennai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 01:18 AM IST
The ISRO is trying to establish link with Vikram with its Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) at Byalalu near Bengaluru.
Karnataka, Sep 07 (ANI): Scientists monitor, as Vikram Lander begins its descent on the south pole of the moon, at ISRO office in Bengaluru on Saturday. ()(ANI Photo)
Karnataka, Sep 07 (ANI): Scientists monitor, as Vikram Lander begins its descent on the south pole of the moon, at ISRO office in Bengaluru on Saturday. ()(ANI Photo)

Isro confirms orbiter located Vikram lander

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2019 01:11 AM IST
Scientists lost communication with the lander on September 7 at about 1.53 am, just 2.1km off the moon’s surface as it was descending for a soft landing.
Scientists monitor, as Vikram Lander begins its descent on the south pole of the moon, at ISRO office in Bengaluru on Saturday.(Photo: ANI)
Scientists monitor, as Vikram Lander begins its descent on the south pole of the moon, at ISRO office in Bengaluru on Saturday.(Photo: ANI)

Isro tweets status update on Vikram lander that went into silent mode

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 07:54 PM IST
Vikram lander, named after the father of India’s space programme Vikram Sarabhai, was scheduled to soft-land on the lunar surface, past midnight on Friday. But communication with the lander snapped just 2 km short of the lunar surface.
Nagpur City Police addressed a message to Vikram asking it to respond.(Twitter/@NagpurPolice)
Nagpur City Police addressed a message to Vikram asking it to respond.(Twitter/@NagpurPolice)

Chandrayaan-2: Nagpur Police tweet message for Isro’s Vikram lander, win Twitter

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 01:28 PM IST
Chandrayaan 2: Nagpur City Police addressed a message to Vikram lander asking it to respond.
Bengaluru: Live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019.(PTI file pjoyo)
Bengaluru: Live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019.(PTI file pjoyo)

Isro’s Vikram lander lying tilted on moon, but in one piece

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 09:23 PM IST
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, in the early hours of Saturday.
Officials watch live telecast of Chandrayaan 2 at ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) prior to the soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface in Bengaluru.(Photo:PTI)
Officials watch live telecast of Chandrayaan 2 at ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) prior to the soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface in Bengaluru.(Photo:PTI)

Why Vikram lander isn’t getting signals? Chandrayaan 1 director has a theory

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 07:42 PM IST
Chandrayaan 2: ISRO lost contact with the Vikram Lander, one of three components of the Chandrayaan-2, minutes before its touchdown on the lunar surface in the early hours on Saturday.
Their expression changed to one of concern as there was a deviation from the planned path about 12 minutes after the powered descent started.(HT image)
Their expression changed to one of concern as there was a deviation from the planned path about 12 minutes after the powered descent started.(HT image)

From cheers to gloom, what transpired inside mission centre

New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 12:53 AM IST
A successful first and second absolute navigational phase had the scientists in the mission control room smiling and cheering.
Live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru on Saturday. As declared by ISRO Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan, the connection with Vikram lander was lost and resumption of communications is awaited.(PTI Photo/Video grab)
Live telecast of soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru on Saturday. As declared by ISRO Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan, the connection with Vikram lander was lost and resumption of communications is awaited.(PTI Photo/Video grab)

Chandrayaan 2 landing- ‘Vikram may have landed on moon, let’s wait for analysis’, says former Isro chief

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 07:14 AM IST
Chandrayaan 2: The Vikram lander was planned to land on the far side of the moon between 1:30 am to 2:30 am on the intervening night of Friday-Saturday. This would have been followed by rover (Pragyan) roll-out between 5:30 am to 6:30 am.
Officials watch live telecast of Chandrayaan 2 at ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) prior to the soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface,in Bengaluru on Saturday.(PTI Photo/Isro Twitter)
Officials watch live telecast of Chandrayaan 2 at ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) prior to the soft landing of Vikram module of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface,in Bengaluru on Saturday.(PTI Photo/Isro Twitter)
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