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Astronomy

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

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

Vikram landing: ‘Everything going according to plan’

The touch-down of Vikram lander is scheduled between 1.30 AM and 2.30 AM on Saturday, followed by the rollout of rover Pragyan between 5.30 AM and 6.30 AM