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Tag: India Moon Mission

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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 […]

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'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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 early hours […]

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Nagpur Police's Chandrayan Tweets Tickle Twiterati

Nagpur (Maharashtra): The Nagpur City Police’s official Twitter handle @NagpurPolice on Monday won hearts for its simple but amusing tweets on the latest Chandrayan-2 mission by India. In a tweet today, @NagpurPolice said: “Dear Vikram, Please respond… We are not going to challan you for breaking the signals!” Dear Vikram, Please respond ??.We are not […]

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'Reducing Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter's Orbit May Be Dangerous'

Chennai: Reducing the orbit of Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter to pick up any weak signals or to take a closer look the moon lander Vikram that had crash-landed on the lunar surface is a dangerous move, contend space scientists. According to sources, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is looking at reducing Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter’s orbit from 100 […]

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India can set up base on Moon in 10 years: Ex-DRDO scientist

New Delhi: Former DRDO scientist A Sivathanu Pillai has claimed India will be able to set up a base on the surface of Moon in ten years for extraction of the Helium-3. Speaking to the “War and Peace” programme on DD News, Pillai said, “In space programme, we are one of the four countries that […]

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90-95% of mission objectives achieved: ISRO

Chennai: The Rs 978 crore Chandrayaan-2 — Indias first moon landing mission — has accomplished 90-95 per cent of the mission objectives even though the lander Vikram cannot be reached and its status is not known, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). In a statement, ISRO said: “The success criteria was defined for each and […]

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PM to watch Chandrayaan-2 final descent with students at ISRO

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be at the ISRO headquarters in Bengaluru on Saturday to watch the final descent of Chandrayaan-2 on the Moon’s surface. Officials said Modi will witness the final descent of Chandrayaan-2 on the lunar south pole from Satellite Control Centre (SCC), ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC). He […]

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Watch Chandrayaan-2 landing on Nat Geo with NASA astronaut

New Delhi: National Geographic on Tuesday announced that it is all set to take its viewers on a once in a lifetime expedition to witness a historic event in the country’s space endeavours, the Chandrayaan-2 landing on September 6 at 1.30 a.m.-2.30 a.m. The TV channel is bringing in NASA astronaut Jerry Linenger in an […]

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ISRO releases fresh set of photos of moon craters

Chennai: The Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday released a fresh set of photographs of the surface of the moon and its craters taken by the Terrain Mapping Camera-2 of the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft. According to ISRO, the pictures were taken on August 23 at an altitude of about 4,375 kms showing impact craters like Jackson, […]

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Russia offers India semi-cryogenic engine technology

Chennai: India and Russia are discussing a wide range of cooperation in the space sector with the latter’s offer of its semi-cryogenic engine technology and critical components for India’s human space capsule, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)Chairman K. Sivan said on Sunday. “We are in discussions with the Russian space agency on various aspects and […]

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Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters 2nd Lunar orbit

Chennai: The second Lunar orbit manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was successfully completed on Wednesday, said India Space Research Organisation (ISRO). According to ISRO, the orbit manoeuvre began at 12.50 p.m. and took 1,228 seconds to complete. The orbit achieved is 118 km X 4,412 km. All spacecraft parameters are normal. The next Lunar bound orbit […]

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ISRO to inject Chandrayaan2 into lunar orbit Tuesday

Bengaluru: In a significant milestone for India’s Moon mission, ISRO will fire Chandrayaan2’s liquid engine on Tuesday to insert the spacecraft into a lunar orbit. “It’s tomorrow morning (tentatively between 8.30 am and 9.30 am). It’s challenging,” Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation K Sivan told PTI on Monday on the operation to put the […]

All parameters of Chandrayaan-2 for landing rover in lunar south pole normal: ISRO

Bengaluru: Spacecraft parameters of India’s second moon mission Chandrayaan-2, aimed at landing a rover on the unchartered Lunar South Pole, are “normal”, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Monday, as it successfully raised the craft’s orbit around the Earth for the third time. In a giant leap for the country’s ambitious low-cost space […]

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Need to learn from India: Pakistanis on Chandrayaan-2

New Delhi: India’s successful launch of the Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission on July 22 earned appreciation from people from across the world including Pakistan, with many of them saying that India’s achievement offers its neighbour an opportunity to learn. “Good step. They are far ahead of us in technology. Pakistan should learn from it,” one person […]

Chandrayaan-2 Successfully Performs 2nd Orbit Raising Task: ISRO

New Delhi: Indias second moon spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 put into earth orbit on July 22, on Friday successfully completed its second earth bound orbit raising maneuver, ISRO said. It was “performed successfully today (July 26, 2019) at 0108 hrs (IST) as planned, using the onboard propulsion system for a firing duration of 883 seconds. The orbit […]

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