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Chandrayaan 2: ISRO wont give up trying to communicate with the crashed Vikram lander, says K.Sivan
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Chandrayaan 2: ISRO wont give up trying to communicate with the crashed Vikram lander, says K.Sivan

However, some space experts believe regaining link with the lander now appears extremely difficult.

NASA engineer says Chandrayaan 2 mission 'learning experience' for Indian scientists
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NASA engineer says Chandrayaan 2 mission 'learning experience' for Indian scientists

Anne Devereaux said, "The Indian scientists did very well. Lot of information (was) gathered. The orbiter has been successful".

No more hope to communicate with Vikram lander after Lunar night sets today
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No more hope to communicate with Vikram lander after Lunar night sets today

ISRO has said once the Lunar night falls, there would be no sunlight for the lander to generate power

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.

ISRO only has a week to re-establish contact with Chandrayaan 2's Vikram lander
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ISRO only has a week to re-establish contact with Chandrayaan 2's Vikram lander

On September 8, ISRO said Vikram lander was spotted by the on-board camera of the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter

Narendra Modi's presence at ISRO during Chandrayaan landing may have been bad omen for mission, says Kumaraswamy
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Narendra Modi's presence at ISRO during Chandrayaan landing may have been bad omen for mission, says Kumaraswamy

HD Kumaraswamy stoked a major controversy by suggesting that Modi's presence at the ISRO headquarters could have proved a 'bad omen' as the soft landing of moon lander Vikram failed.

Chandrayaan 2: NASA to share before and after images of Vikram lander’s landing site
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Chandrayaan 2: NASA to share before and after images of Vikram lander’s landing site

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter will be doing a flyby over the lander's crash site on 17 September

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.

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: 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.

Chandrayaan 2 landing glitch isn't a setback, it's a reminder that space exploration is hard for even the most seasoned players
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Chandrayaan 2 landing glitch isn't a setback, it's a reminder that space exploration is hard for even the most seasoned players

The landing attempt may have failed, but the attempt itself has taken ISRO closer to its soft-landing milestone.

K Sivan gets emotional after ISRO loses contact with Vikram lander, Narendra Modi consoles him, says 'you made India proud'
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K Sivan gets emotional after ISRO loses contact with Vikram lander, Narendra Modi consoles him, says 'you made India proud'

ISRO's plan to soft land Chandrayaan-2's Vikram module on the Lunar surface did not go as per script in the early hours of Saturday, with the lander losing communication with ground stations during its final descent