Vikram had hard landing, NASA releases high-resolution images

Vikram had a “hard landing”, NASA said today, as it released high-resolution images captured by its reconnaissance orbiter of the Moon’s unchartered south pole where the Chandrayaan 2 lander attempted to soft-land during the ambitious mission three weeks ago. Continue Reading

Vikram Lander: Last day tomorrow to establish contact

Things do not seem to be bright for establishing communication with ISRO’s lunar lander Vikram, as the south pole of the moon, where the landing attempt was made, will plunge into darkness for the next 14 days starting tomorrow. Continue Reading

ISRO racing against time to spring Vikram lander back to life

ISRO is racing against time to spring ”Vikram” back to lifeand salvage the lander-rover part of the Chandrayaan-2 mission. Continue Reading

Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters orbit around Moon

Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI) manoeuvre was completed successfully at 0902 hours as planned, using the onboard propulsion system, the Bengaluru headquartered space agency said in a statement. Continue Reading