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Vikram lander


Chandrayaan-2: Three months on, ISRO yet to make public Vikram lander failure report details

December 19, 2019 5:22 am

So far, the only official statement on causes of the crash has come in the form of an answer to a question on Chandrayaan-2 mission in Lok Sabha on November 20 from Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh.

Explained: How Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander was lost, and found

December 05, 2019 7:04 am

Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander spotted: The debris located by Subramanian is about 750 metres northwest of the main crash site. The three largest pieces of debris are each about 2x2 pixels and cast a one-pixel shadow.

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander debris located: NASA credits Chennai techie with find

December 03, 2019 4:33 pm

Vikram lander debris found: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said that its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Camera has sighted the remains of Vikram lander on the lunar surface

Chandrayaan-2: Finally, ISRO makes it official — Vikram made a hard-landing

November 21, 2019 11:58 am

ISRO, however, had so far avoided any comment on the fate of the Vikram lander. It had maintained that communication with the lander was lost when it was 355 metres above the moon, and efforts were being made to restore contact.

These NASA images indicate where India's Vikram lander may have landed

September 30, 2019 10:40 am

The US space agency NASA has put out detailed images showcasing the lunar craters where Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander might have landed. Another attempt to locate Vikram will be made on October 14.