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Chandrayaan 2: NASA to perform a 'rigorous' search for Vikram lander in new images of the crash site
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Chandrayaan 2: NASA to perform a 'rigorous' search for Vikram lander in new images of the crash site

Unlike in September, the lighting conditions this time were much more favourable, with relatively fewer shadows.

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO releases 'sharpest ever' images of the moon, first science data from orbiter
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Chandrayaan 2: ISRO releases 'sharpest ever' images of the moon, first science data from orbiter

Data gathered by the mission's orbiter could help unravel the 'dance of electrons to the music of magnetic fields' around Moon.

Chandrayaan 2 Timeline: It took ISRO 15 years to get a lander on the moon — here's how events unfolded
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Chandrayaan 2 Timeline: It took ISRO 15 years to get a lander on the moon — here's how events unfolded

Part of the Chandrayaan 2 mission, the Vikram lander, is currently incommunicado with no proof that it is functional.

Chandrayaan 2: NASA's LRO fails to spot crashed Vikram lander due to 'long shadows' over landing site
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Chandrayaan 2: NASA's LRO fails to spot crashed Vikram lander due to 'long shadows' over landing site

The landing site is in a region that is currently transitioning from prolonged dusk to a two-week-long lunar night.

Chandrayaan 2: Nations bravely striving to further space exploration deserve respect, say Chinese netizens praising ISRO
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Chandrayaan 2: Nations bravely striving to further space exploration deserve respect, say Chinese netizens praising ISRO

Several Chinese netizens took to China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo to encourage Indian scientists to not lose hope.

Chandrayaan 2: Space researchers, scientists in the city share hope of Vikram lander surviving impact
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Chandrayaan 2: Space researchers, scientists in the city share hope of Vikram lander surviving impact

Bringing out of the rover 'Pragyan' from the lander and making it functional is crucial for the moon mission, said one space scientist.

Chandrayaan 2: Vikram lander intact, in one piece but in a tilted position, says ISRO
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Chandrayaan 2: Vikram lander intact, in one piece but in a tilted position, says ISRO

It had a hard-landing very close to the planned (touch-down) site as per the images sent by the on-board camera.

Chandrayaan 2: Outpouring of support from nation, PM boosted morale of scientists, says ISRO Chief
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Chandrayaan 2: Outpouring of support from nation, PM boosted morale of scientists, says ISRO Chief

Former ISRO Chairman also praised PM for inspiring, encouraging and reassuring Sivan and ISRO team.

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO chief confirms that Vikram suffered a hard landing on the moon
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Chandrayaan 2: ISRO chief confirms that Vikram suffered a hard landing on the moon

A successful landing would have made India the fourth country to achieve a soft-landing on the moon.

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO's discovery of Vikram lander on the moon triggers fresh wave of support on Twitter
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Chandrayaan 2: ISRO's discovery of Vikram lander on the moon triggers fresh wave of support on Twitter

The image of the lander was captured by Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, which is functioning normally.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Chandrayaan 2 landing, Ram Jethmalani passes away, reactions to 'Saaho'; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Chandrayaan 2 landing, Ram Jethmalani passes away, reactions to 'Saaho'; today's must-read stories

Editor's Picks: Lessons from Chandrayaan 2, Ram Jethmalani passes away at 95, inside Mumbai's Raj Bhavan Bunker Museum; today's must-read stories.

ISRO's communication loss with GSAT 6A last year delayed Chandrayaan 2 launch
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ISRO's communication loss with GSAT 6A last year delayed Chandrayaan 2 launch

GSAT 6A was launched in March 2018 and was meant to support military communications in hostile regions using handy ground terminals.

Chandrayaan 2 landing: A failed attempt is a failure and a loss only if we learn nothing from it
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Chandrayaan 2 landing: A failed attempt is a failure and a loss only if we learn nothing from it

'Space is dangerous and there will be many failed attempts as we try to use mankind’s ingenuity to take the next evolutionary step'.

Chandrayaan 2: Most objectives accomplished, mission will continue contributing to lunar science, ISRO said
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Chandrayaan 2: Most objectives accomplished, mission will continue contributing to lunar science, ISRO said

The success criteria included a lot of proof-of-concept tech, like the variable-thrust propulsion technology used in the lander.

Chandrayaan 2: How Narendra Modi magic turned temporary setback for ISRO into tangible hope of seeing flag on Moon
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Chandrayaan 2: How Narendra Modi magic turned temporary setback for ISRO into tangible hope of seeing flag on Moon

Narendra Modi consoled the ISRO chief K Sivan and spoken to the scientists hours after the Chandrayaan 2 lost contact with Vikram Lander, turning a moment of great sadness into one of tangible hope

Chandrayaan 2: From showcasing space capabilities to providing indelible images, why ISRO's project is far from a failure
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Chandrayaan 2: From showcasing space capabilities to providing indelible images, why ISRO's project is far from a failure

The image of a prime minister consoling the ISRO chief who had suffered an emotion breakdown following the lander’s malfunctioning, was a moment that transfixed the nation.

Former ISRO Director says Vikram lander may not have crash-landed on the moon
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Former ISRO Director says Vikram lander may not have crash-landed on the moon

The communication channel between the lander and the orbiter is apparently still functioning properly

Chandrayaan 2 Landing: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar react to India's space mission
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Chandrayaan 2 Landing: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar react to India's space mission

Bollywood celebrities posted touching messages after ISRO lost contact with Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2.

Chandrayaan-2 landing: Modi expresses solidarity with ISRO after minor setback in Moon mission, says 'effort was worth it, so was the journey'
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Chandrayaan-2 landing: Modi expresses solidarity with ISRO after minor setback in Moon mission, says 'effort was worth it, so was the journey'

Modi also recalled a number of ISRO's successful missions, including the one for Mars, to assert that there is no failure in science but only experiments and efforts.