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Researchers from Jadavpur University work on simulation for ISRO to ensure soft landing for the lander on the moon, other planets
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Researchers from Jadavpur University work on simulation for ISRO to ensure soft landing for the lander on the moon, other planets

The project is part of ''Respond programme'' by ISRO with premier academic institutions related to space science, space technologies.

Chandrayaan 2: Vikram's hard landing was 500m from designated site, says DoS Chief to Parliament
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Chandrayaan 2: Vikram's hard landing was 500m from designated site, says DoS Chief to Parliament

He also said the launch, orbit critical manoeuvres, lander separation, de-boost and rough braking phase were a success.

Chandrayaan 2: NASA's LRO performs second flyover to locate Vikram's landing site on the moon
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Chandrayaan 2: NASA's LRO performs second flyover to locate Vikram's landing site on the moon

The LRO has on a previous occasion tried to image the landing site of Vikram lander but failed.

ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal set up in Guwahati to celebrate 50 years of organisation and as tribute to Vikram Sarabhai
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ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal set up in Guwahati to celebrate 50 years of organisation and as tribute to Vikram Sarabhai

As a tribute to Vikram Sarabhai on his 100th birth anniversary and to celebrate 50 years of ISRO, a special ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal has been made in Assam.

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

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: Re-establishing communication link with lander proving more difficult with time, says ISRO
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Chandrayaan 2: Re-establishing communication link with lander proving more difficult with time, says ISRO

Vikram lander's hard-landing has made it difficult to re-link communication, as it may not have landed on its four legs.

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.

ISRO Chandrayaan 2 Launch Today: Answers to all your questions on India's second Moon mission
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ISRO Chandrayaan 2 Launch Today: Answers to all your questions on India's second Moon mission

All your burning questions pertaining to Chandrayaan 2, its payloads, onboard modules answered

Chandrayaan 2 launch date and time: ISRO's first attempt at landing on the Moon launches on 15 July
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Chandrayaan 2 launch date and time: ISRO's first attempt at landing on the Moon launches on 15 July

The Chandrayaan-2 orbiter, lander & rover will be launched into Earth's orbit on the GSLV-MkIII in mid-July 2019.

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission to carry three more payloads than Chandrayaan-1
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ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission to carry three more payloads than Chandrayaan-1

The mission builds on discoveries made near the south pole, where Chandrayaan-1 found ice-water.