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'Chandrayaan-2 Will Inspire Millions of Indian Kids' - From Ravi Shastri To Virender Sehwag, Sports Fraternity Hails ISRO Scientists

'Chandrayaan-2 Will Inspire Millions of Indian Kids' - From Ravi Shastri To Virender Sehwag, Sports Fraternity Hails ISRO Scientists

The Indian Space Research Organisation's mission suffered a setback when communication with Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram was lost seconds before it was supposed to touch down on the Moon’s surface. Here's how the sports fraternity reacted

07 September 2019
Ex-NASA Astronaut Lauds India's 'Bold Attempt' To Soft-Land Chandrayaan-2 Lander 'Vikram' On Moon

Ex-NASA Astronaut Lauds India's 'Bold Attempt' To Soft-Land Chandrayaan-2 Lander 'Vikram' On Moon

In early hours of Saturday, ISRO's plan to soft-land Vikram near the Moon’s south pole did not go as per the script when the lander lost communication with...

07 September 2019

'...If Not Today, Then Tomorrow': Congress Prez Sonia Gandhi On Chandrayaan-2

'We owe a great debt to ISRO and the brilliant men and women who staff it. Their hard work and dedication has earned India a place in the league of...

From Rahul To Kejriwal To Others: Here's How Twitter Reacted To Chandryaan-2 Heartbreak

From Rahul To Kejriwal To Others: Here's How Twitter Reacted To Chandryaan-2 Heartbreak

India was moments away from creating history by becoming the first nation to land on the Moon’s south pole but around 1:55 am, signals were lost. Here's how...

07 September 2019

Watch: PM Modi Hugs, Consoles An Emotional ISRO Chairman K. Sivan Before Leaving Centre

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, flanked by his security personnel, was moving towards his car when ISRO Chairman Dr K. Sivan approached him. It appeared that Dr...

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07 September 2019
'New Dawn, Brighter Tomorrow Ahead': PM Modi's Morale-Booster To ISRO Scientists

'New Dawn, Brighter Tomorrow Ahead': PM Modi's Morale-Booster To ISRO Scientists

Before taking to the dais, PM Modi shook hands with scientists and lauded their efforts. The prime minister was speaking in the backdrop of Chandrayaan-2...


07 September 2019
'Achievement No Small Feat': PM Modi Lifts Spirits Up At ISRO As Contact With 'Vikram' Lander Lost

'Achievement No Small Feat': PM Modi Lifts Spirits Up At ISRO As Contact With 'Vikram' Lander Lost

Interacting with the gloomy-faced scientists at the control room of the ISTRAC, the Prime Minister Modi said: "Whatever you have done till now is no mean feat."


07 September 2019
Communication With Chandrayaan-2 Lander Lost, Data Being Analysed: ISRO

Communication With Chandrayaan-2 Lander Lost, Data Being Analysed: ISRO

Communication with Vikram, Chandrayaan 2 Lander, lost at 2.1 kilometer from touchdown at the lunar surface


07 September 2019
Chandrayaan-2 Live Updates | PM Modi Hugs An Emotional ISRO Chairman K Sivan

Chandrayaan-2 Live Updates | PM Modi Hugs An Emotional ISRO Chairman K Sivan

Communication with Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram was lost seconds before it was supposed to touch down on the moon’s surface, Indian Space Research...


06 September 2019
'Mission Manifests Best Of Indian Talent', PM Modi Ahead Of  Chandrayaan-2 Moon Landing

'Mission Manifests Best Of Indian Talent', PM Modi Ahead Of Chandrayaan-2 Moon Landing

The prime minister will be at the ISRO Centre in Bengaluru to witness the "extraordinary moment in the history of India’s space programme".


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06 September 2019
'Anxiety But No Fear': ISRO On Chandrayaan-2 Moon Landing

'Anxiety But No Fear': ISRO On Chandrayaan-2 Moon Landing

Chandrayaan-2, a follow-on mission to the Chandrayaan-1 venture launched more than a decade ago, comprises an orbiter, lander (Vikram) and rover (Pragyan).


06 September 2019
Explained: Why Chandrayaan-2 Soft Landing Is A Terrific Moment For India

Explained: Why Chandrayaan-2 Soft Landing Is A Terrific Moment For India

What’s so special about the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) moon mission -- Chandrayaan-2? Is it difficult? Why is it a big deal for the space...


06 September 2019
Chandrayaan 2: ISRO In Video Explains Soft Landing Of 'Vikram' On Moon Tonight

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO In Video Explains Soft Landing Of 'Vikram' On Moon Tonight

Hours after touchdown, rover Pragyaan will roll out from inside the lander to carry out an intense probe of the moon soil with its two payloads.


06 September 2019
India Awaits Historic Moment As Countdown Begins For Soft-Landing Of Chandrayaan-2 On Lunar Surface

India Awaits Historic Moment As Countdown Begins For Soft-Landing Of Chandrayaan-2 On Lunar Surface

'Vikram' with rover 'Pragyaan' housed inside is scheduled for a powered-descent between 1 am and 2 am on September 7, followed by its touchdown between 1.30 am...


05 September 2019
'Have Done Everything Humanly Possible For Success,' Says ISRO Chief Ahead Of Chandrayaan-2 Moon Landing

'Have Done Everything Humanly Possible For Success,' Says ISRO Chief Ahead Of Chandrayaan-2 Moon Landing

Another former ISRO Chairman, A S Kiran Kumar, described the proposed soft-landing as one of the very critical operations.


04 September 2019
Chandrayaan-2 Completes Final De-Orbiting Maneuver, Historic Moon Landing On September 7

Chandrayaan-2 Completes Final De-Orbiting Maneuver, Historic Moon Landing On September 7

The nine-second de-orbiting or retro-orbiting manoeuvre was executed at 3.42 am using the onboard propulsion system, the space agency said.


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03 September 2019
Chandrayaan-2: First De-Orbiting Manoeuvre Successful, Brings 'Vikram' Closer To Moon

Chandrayaan-2: First De-Orbiting Manoeuvre Successful, Brings 'Vikram' Closer To Moon

'Vikram' (with rover 'Pragyan' housed inside) is expected to touch down on the surface of the moon on September 7, between 1:30 and 2:30 am.


02 September 2019
'Vikram' Lander Successfully Separates From Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter, Moon Landing On September 7

'Vikram' Lander Successfully Separates From Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter, Moon Landing On September 7

The Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter at 1315 Hrs IST on September 02, 2019


02 September 2019
Chandrayaan-2: Lander-Orbiter Separation Today, Moon Landing On September 7

Chandrayaan-2: Lander-Orbiter Separation Today, Moon Landing On September 7

India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, GSLV MkIII-M1 had successfully launched the 3,840-kg Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into the earth's orbit on July...


28 August 2019
ISRO Successfully Performs Third Lunar-bound Orbit Maneuver For Chandrayaan-2

ISRO Successfully Performs Third Lunar-bound Orbit Maneuver For Chandrayaan-2

All spacecraft parameters were normal, the city-headquartered space agency said after the maneuver on the spacecraft that is currently in the lunar orbit for...


27 August 2019
ISRO Releases Latest Images Of Moon Craters Taken By Chandrayaan-2

ISRO Releases Latest Images Of Moon Craters Taken By Chandrayaan-2

Indian Space Research Organisation shared latest images of the Moon captured by Chandrayaan-2, showing several craters.


22 August 2019
ISRO Releases First Image Of Moon Captured By Chandrayaan-2

ISRO Releases First Image Of Moon Captured By Chandrayaan-2

The images of the Moon were taken by Chandrayaan-2 at a height of about 2650 km from Lunar surface on August 21, 2019, ISRO said.


21 August 2019
Chandrayaan-2 Spacecraft Successfully Enters 2nd Lunar Orbit: ISRO

Chandrayaan-2 Spacecraft Successfully Enters 2nd Lunar Orbit: ISRO

According to ISRO, the orbit manoeuvre began at 12.50 p.m. and took 1,228 seconds to complete. The orbit achieved is 118 km X 4,412 km.


20 August 2019
Chandrayaan-2 Enters Moon's Orbit, ISRO Chief Says September 7 To Be 'Terrifying'

Chandrayaan-2 Enters Moon's Orbit, ISRO Chief Says September 7 To Be 'Terrifying'

In a major milestone for India's Moon mission, the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully entered the lunar orbit on Tuesday.


20 August 2019
Chandrayaan-2 Successfully Enters Moon's Orbit, Soft Landing On September 7

Chandrayaan-2 Successfully Enters Moon's Orbit, Soft Landing On September 7

Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI) manoeuvre was completed successfully at 09:02 hours as planned, using the onboard propulsion system.


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