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Chandrayaan 2
India  /  Published 03.12.19

In spare time, techie finds Vikram

Nasa has found pieces of Vikram, the small spacecraft that India attempted to land on the moon in September. They did it with the help of an engineer from India who scoured the lunar surface in his sp...
By Kenneth Chang/New York Times News Service in New York

India  /  Published 03.12.19

Indian techie helps Nasa find Vikram lander

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander, which crashed on the surface of the moon in September, has been found by Nasa, the US space agency confirmed on Tuesday, lauding a Chennai-based techie who helped it tra...
By PTI in Washington

Science  /  Published 24.11.19

Can we call mission Chandrayaan-2 successful when it failed to land?

The saga of Vikram, the lander of Chandrayaan-2, seems never-ending. Like a long-running TV soap we were told for the last 10 years that this remarkable mission to the moon would reveal many unknown s...
By Sandip Chakrabarti in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.10.19

Nasa flyby fails to locate Vikram

Nasa has found no evidence of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander in the latest images captured by its Moon orbiter of the lunar south pole region where India’s mission had attempted a soft landing, the...
By PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 21.09.19

Isro silent, lander nears its end

India’s space agency continues its silence on the investigation into the malfunction that led to the loss of its moon lander shortly before touchdown earlier this month, although the lander’s 14-d...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.09.19

Vikram: Great first try, astounding hope

India’s first moon lander, which fell silent as it headed toward the lunar surface on Friday, has been located from orbit, the country’s space agency says. That has created hope that it might be r...
By Kenneth Chang/New York Times News Service in New York

Education  /  Published 09.09.19

Conquer space

Alok Chatterjee of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, has been playing a key role in India’s Chandrayaan mission...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Opinion  /  Published 09.09.19

Science as an aarti to Bharat Mata

The failure of Vikram, the landing vehicle of Chandrayaan 2, to make a soft landing on the dark side of the moon was a frustrating end to an otherwise remarkably successful Isro mission. From the dela...
By Mukul Kesavan in

India  /  Published 08.09.19

Chandrayaan-2 lander found

The Chandrayaan-2 orbiter has located the lander Vikram on the moon’s south pole, India’s space agency said a day after losing contact with the spacecraft minutes before the scheduled touchdown.Th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 08.09.19

Chandrayaan-2 mission: 95% and scientific spirit don’t tally

Several scientists have questioned the claim by the Indian Space Research Organisation that the Chandrayaan-2 mission has accomplished “90 to 95 per cent” of its objectives, saying this reflects t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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