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Chandrayaan-2 rover, lander may have partially survived landing, says engineer who discovered Vikram lander debris
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Chandrayaan-2 rover, lander may have partially survived landing, says engineer who discovered Vikram lander debris

Subramanian said he was seeking an explanation of how the rover may have moved, and for ISRO's validation of his findings.

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.

How NASA's LRO found ISRO's Vikram lander with assistance from Chennai engineer
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How NASA's LRO found ISRO's Vikram lander with assistance from Chennai engineer

ISRO never released images or other data to corroborate that it had located the Vikram lander.

Daily Bulletin: NASA finds Vikram Lander, NATO summit to begin in London, SPG amendment bill in RS; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: NASA finds Vikram Lander, NATO summit to begin in London, SPG amendment bill in RS; day's top stories

NASA finds Vikram Lander, releases images of impact site on Moon surface; Amit Shah to move SPG amendment bill in Rajya Sabha; BJP to expel Jharkhand rebels ahead of state polls; day's top stories

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 finds no trace of crashed Vikram lander from its orbiter flyby
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Chandrayaan 2: NASA finds no trace of crashed Vikram lander from its orbiter flyby

NASA used an approach used to find new meteorite impacts on the Moon, which also helped locate the crashed Beresheet lander.

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.

ISRO moves from building to testing its new SCE-200 semi-cryogenic engine: Here's what it can do
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ISRO moves from building to testing its new SCE-200 semi-cryogenic engine: Here's what it can do

The indigenously-developed liquid-fuel engine that runs on greener fuel and delivers 50 percent more thrust than earlier Indian rockets.

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: Lost communication link with Vikram to be investigation by newly-formed national committee
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Chandrayaan 2: Lost communication link with Vikram to be investigation by newly-formed national committee

A recent update confirmed that the orbiter is performing well, its instruments tested and ready to relay data over its 7-year mission life.

Chandrayaan 2: Orbiter’s payloads are powered, to start sending data, images soon, says ISRO chief
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Chandrayaan 2: Orbiter’s payloads are powered, to start sending data, images soon, says ISRO chief

The orbiter has capabilities to make 3-D maps of the lunar surface, and identify traces of water ice and minerals.

Chandrayaan 2: NASA to process multiple images of Vikram's landing site snapped by its lunar orbiter
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Chandrayaan 2: NASA to process multiple images of Vikram's landing site snapped by its lunar orbiter

The LRO also captured images during a flyby of Vikram’s landing site on 7 September, near the moon’s south pole.

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

'I am sure ISRO will fix the problem': Nobel Prize laureate Serge Haroche on Chandrayaan 2
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'I am sure ISRO will fix the problem': Nobel Prize laureate Serge Haroche on Chandrayaan 2

'A lot of money is involved in science, it has to do with economics and politics and I don't like this mixture.'

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.