However, some space experts believe regaining link with the lander now appears extremely difficult.
Anne Devereaux said, "The Indian scientists did very well. Lot of information (was) gathered. The orbiter has been successful".
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
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
The landing site is in a region that is currently transitioning from prolonged dusk to a two-week-long lunar night.
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
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.
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
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
Bringing out of the rover 'Pragyan' from the lander and making it functional is crucial for the moon mission, said one space scientist.
It had a hard-landing very close to the planned (touch-down) site as per the images sent by the on-board camera.
Former ISRO Chairman also praised PM for inspiring, encouraging and reassuring Sivan and ISRO team.
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
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
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.
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'
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.
Support pours in for ISRO as scientists try to figure out what went wrong with Chandrayaan 2 landing
Contact was lost minutes after the automated powered descent phase began.
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'
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