Tag: Chandrayaan 2

Mathura's Famous 'Chhappan Bhog' Dedicated To ISRO, India's Moon Mission

Mathura: Mathura’s famous ‘Chhappan Bhog’ this year was dedicated to the ISRO and its future endeavours to explore the moon, an officer-bearer of the organising committee said on Friday. Over a lakh pilgrims were present on the occasion on Thursday, including ISRO scientist K Siddharth and his family, said Murari Agrawal, the founder-president of Sri […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Search For Vikram On: NASA Scientists Analyse Lunar Images From Orbiter

New York: Scientists are analysing the images taken under harsh light conditions by the NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Camera of the area where the Vikram moon lander is likely to have touched down on the moon and it may be a while before they can locate it, project experts told IANS. LRO project scientist […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
NASA Captures Images Of Chandrayaan-2's Moon Landing Site

Houston: As the deadline to re-establish communication with Chandrayaan 2’s Vikram lander nears, NASA’s Moon orbiter has captured images of the lunar region where the Indian mission made an unsuccessful attempt to soft land, according to a media report that quoted a project scientist of the US space agency. NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
As Lunar Night Falls, Hopes Of Waking Up Chandrayaan-2's Lander Is All But Over

Bengaluru: Hopes of re-establishing contact with India’s moon mission Chandrayaan-2’s lander seems to be all but over with its 14-day mission life set to end and the Lunar night falling early Saturday. Lander Vikram, with rover Pragyan housed inside it, lost communication with the ground station on September 7 during its final descent, just 2. […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Chandrayaan-2 98% Successful, Next Is Gaganyaan: ISRO Chief K Sivan

Bhubaneswar: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan on Friday expressed that the moon mission Chandrayaan-2 achieved 98 per cent of its objectives. Speaking to mediapersons at the Bhubaneswar airport, Sivan was happy to share that the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter is doing very well. He also said that the National level committee consisting of academicians […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
'Moon Lander's High Speed Didn't Give It A Chance'

Chicago: The Vikram moon lander likely crashed at about 184 miles per hour (mph), a speed at which nothing of value could have survived, a highly respected Indian American mechanical engineer, specialising in such critical failures has calculated. Dr. Bharat Thakkar, 77, a veteran of quality control and reliability of systems, who has taught at […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Working On Plans For Future Moon Mission: ISRO Chief

Ahmedabad: ISRO Chairman K Sivan on Thursday said a plan is being worked out for moon mission in future, after Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2 had a hard landing. He said the orbiter of Chandrayaan-2 is doing “very well” and all the payload operations have commenced. Asked if the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has a […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Chandrayaan 2: NASA releases high-resolution images of Vikram's landing site

Washington: NASA on Friday released high-resolution images captured by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) during its flyby of the lunar region where India’s ambitious Chandrayaan 2 mission attempted a soft landing near the Moon’s uncharted south pole, and found Vikram had a hard landing. The Vikram lander module attempted a soft landing on a […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
ISRO needs to find Vikram's fate on moon: US expert

Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has to find the fate of its Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram on the moon and if “it would be able to talk again”, a US space expert said on Friday. “It is for the ISRO scientists to find out if Vikram will be able to talk to them or […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Latest Moon Flyby Finds No Trace Of India's Chandrayaan-2 Vikram Lander: NASA

Washington: NASA has found no evidence of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander in the images captured during a latest flyby of its Moon orbiter of the lunar region where India’s ambitious mission attempted a soft landing, the US space agency said. On September 7, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) attempted a soft landing of Vikram on the […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter Payload Detects Argon-40 In Lunar Exosphere

Chennai: The Chandra’s Atmospheric Composition Explorer-2 (CHACE-2) payload aboard the Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter has detected Argon-40, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). According to ISRO, the Orbiter that is orbiting the moon has detected Argon-40 from an altitude of about 100 km. #ISROThe CHACE-2 payload aboard the #Chandrayaan2 orbiter has detected Argon-40 from an altitude of […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
India May Again Attempt Soft Landing On Moon Next November

Bengaluru: After an unsuccessful bid two months ago, India may attempt another soft landing on the Moon by next year-end, probably in November, sources in ISRO said on Thursday. The Indian Space Research Organisation had constituted a high-level committee, headed by S Somanath, Director of Thiruvanathapuram-based Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, the lead centre responsible for […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Chandrayaan-2's Scientific Objectives Fully Accomplished: Govt

New Delhi: The scientific objectives of Chandrayaan-2 were fully accomplished, which include moon surface mapping, and topographical studies, Minister of State for Department of Space Jitendra Singh said on Thursday, asserting that “despite setbacks in landing, we must remember that Chandrayaan had quite a successful journey up till now”. “Technologically, the launch was successful,” the […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
NASA Finds Vikram Moon Lander's Debris

New York: NASA has found the crash site and debris of India’s Chandrayaan-2 Vikram moon lander following a tip from an Indian space enthusiast who examined pictures of the area of the moon taken by a US orbiting camera. The site was located by Shanmuga Subramanian, who on his own scoured the pictures taken by […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Chennai Space Enthusiast Finds Vikram Debris On Moon: NASA

New York: A space enthusiast from Chennai who worked independently, found debris from the Vikram moon lander that scientists had been looking for and helped guide them to the spot where it had crashed. Shanmuga Subramanian, who made the discovery, told IANS on Tuesday: “It was something challenging as even NASA can’t find out so […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021