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    Despite passing Moon landing shock test, Why did Chandrayaan 2's Vikram Lander go silent?

    New Delhi, Sep 15: As the team of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists make efforts to communicate with the Chandrayaan-2 lander, Vikram, that went silent on September 7, which lies on the lunar surface not very far from its actual landing site, there had been a lot of talk ever since then as to 'what went wrong, when will ISRO try...

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    Chandrayaan-2: ISRO Has Just a Week to Relink With Lander Vikram, Hopes Fade as Situation Looks 'Less Probable'

    Bengaluru: With only seven days remaining with the ISRO to establish contact with Chandrayaan-2's 'Vikram' lander, the officials from the space agency are losing hopes to restore the lost link with 'Vikram'. It must be noted that the moon will soon enter its night, and the temperature on the lunar surface will drop significantly. The...

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    Chandrayaan 2 Mission: ISRO To Simulate Varied Scenarios To Find Why Lander Vikram Failed

    New Delhi: The Indian space agency will simulate various scenarios, including what it has not done and what it had assumed, to arrive the probable cause of its moon lander Vikram hitting the lunar surface after veering away from its plotted path and losing communication link with ground stations, a retired senior ISRO official said. Early on September 7,...

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    Chandrayaan 2: ISRO to Stimulate Scenarios to Examine Lander Vikram's Failure

    New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday said that it will stimulate various scenarios to determine the reason why Chandrayaan 2's lander Vikram failed to maintain communication links with the ground station during its landing. On September 7, lander Vikram on its descent to soft-land on the Moon's south polar region lost control and...

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    HD Kumaraswamy On Chandrayaan 2 Mission Says, PM Modi Brought "Bad Luck"

    HD Kumaraswamy, the former chief minister of Karnataka on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi brought "bad luck" when he stepped into the Bengaluru premises of the Indian Space Research Organisation, which was why the scientists lost contact with Chandrayaan 2's Vikram Lander. "PM came to Bengaluru to give a message that he himself was landing...

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

    Former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday claimed that PM Narendra Modi brought 'bad luck' when he stepped into the Indian Space Research Organisation's premises in Bengaluru. Kumaraswamy suggested PM Modi's presence as the reason behind Isro losing contact with Chandrayaan 2's Vikram Lander in the early hours of...

    • 3 days ago
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    Chandrayaan-2 can achieve better results: Ex ISRO Chief

    Press Trust of India, Despite losing communication with the Vikram lander and the rover housed inside it, the orbiter of lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 is capable of achieving "better results", former ISRO chief A S Kiran Kumar said on Thursday. "Except for the final landing activity, all other activities that were planned are intact," Kumar told PTI. Elaborating, Kumar...

    • 3 days ago
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    Chandrayaan 2: NASA's 'Hello' to Vikram for Establishing Contact

    Chandrayaan-2's lander Vikram is unbroken but lying tilted on the surface of the Moon after a hard landing very close to the scheduled touchdown site, an ISRO official said on Monday, 9 September.Efforts are underway to see whether communication can be re-established with the lander but chances of that could be bleak with full system functionality a prerequisite to restoring...

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    Isro lost Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram contact 400 metres above Moon, not 2.1 kms

    Contact with the Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram was likely lost when it was far closer to the lunar surface than what has been assumed. Ever since the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) lost contact with the Vikram lander, the popular perception has been that the probe was 2.1 km above the lunar surface when it went silent. However, in reality, Vikram was likely...

    • 4 days ago
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    ISRO Racing Against Time To Salvage Lander-Rover Part Of Chandrayaan-2 Mission

    Bengaluru: ISRO is racing against time to spring 'Vikram' back to life and salvage the lander-rover part of the Chandrayaan-2 mission. The lander Vikram, with rover 'Pragyan' tucked inside it, lost communication with the ground-stations during its final descent, just 2.1 kms above the lunar surface, minutes before the planned soft-landing in the...

    • 5 days ago

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