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ISRO plans for 2020: Chandrayaan 3, Gaganyaan, spaceport

ISRO spent the year 2019 preparing for Chandrayaan 3 and Gaganyaan besides India’s second spaceport coming up in Tuticorin of Tamil Nadu

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ISRO ensuring Chandrayaan 3 soft landing

ISRO scientists led by Centre for Liquid Propulsion Systems’ V Narayanan have analysed the reasons for Lander Vikram’s communication failure

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Astronomy

NASA nearly confirms Vikram crash-landed

The US space agency says while the image of Vikram could not be captured due to some haze in the moon region at the time of taking the photographs, there are tell-tale signs of a hard landing in between two craters

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NASA analysing images of Chandrayaan-2 landing location

NASA had earlier said it would share ‘before and after’ photographs of the target area of ‚Äč‚ÄčLander Vikram of ISRO’s mission Chandrayaan-2

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Astronomy

Chandrayaan-2: Hope of extracting info from Vikram dims

Almost a week has passed since the 7 September incident. Now the ISRO has another week left to retrieve data from it.

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Editorial

ISRO Too Competent To Need Society’s Immature Reaction

Three days have passed since Lander Vikram strayed from the planned trajectory; the nation is still trying to motivate ISRO scientists as if they were in a state of despondency, notwithstanding their 95% success in meeting the Chandrayaan-2 mission objectives

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Astronomy

ISRO racing against time to get Vikram back to life

An ISRO official said Vikram hit the lunar surface at a place about 500 metres away from where it was originally planned to touch-down

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Astronomy

Chandrayaan-2: Communication becoming more difficult

ISRO has been trying to reconnect with the lander of Chandrayaan-2 after it was located on the lunar surface by onboard cameras on Sunday

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Astronomy

Vikram, located, had crash-landed as feared; Pragyan safe

An on-board camera of Chandrayaan-2 orbiter captured images of the lander rover Pragyan housed inside Vikram; it is functioning normally

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Astronomy

Chandrayaan-2: A PM’s morale booster, a CM’s grudge, a journalist’s howl & ISRO’s resolve

We came very close, but we need to cover more ground… Learnings from today will make us stronger and better: Prime Minister Modi on India’s Mission Moon