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Vikram lander

Dec 04, 2019 08:43
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. read more
Dec 03, 2019 17:25
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. read more
Dec 03, 2019 16:39
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. read more
Dec 03, 2019 15:13
Chennai techie Shanmuga Subramanian located the debris of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander. read more
Dec 03, 2019 12:56
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. read more
Dec 03, 2019 11:17
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. read more
Dec 03, 2019 10:15
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. read more
Dec 03, 2019 09:17
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. read more
Dec 03, 2019 05:12
NASA said it released a mosaic image of the site on September 26, inviting the public to search it for signs of the lander. read more
Nov 02, 2019 12:57
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. read more
Oct 01, 2019 16:29
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. read more
Sep 27, 2019 10:23
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”. read more
Sep 21, 2019 13:12
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. read more
Sep 20, 2019 23:50
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... read more
Sep 19, 2019 21:32
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. read more