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52 Years Of Moon Landing: Voyages Of Discovery, Voyages Of Profit

52 Years Of Moon Landing: Voyages Of Discovery, Voyages Of Profit

The story of the moon landing was not only about technological excellence but also a tale of the human mind’s eternal quest for the unknown.

19 July 2021
Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander Had Hard Landing: Government

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander Had Hard Landing: Government

The ISRO is planning to launch Chandrayaan-3 probably in November next year.

21 November 2019

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander Had Hard Landing, Says NASA

The Vikram lander module attempted a soft landing on a small patch of lunar highland smooth plains on September 7.

What Led To Vikram Lander's Crash? Former ISRO Scientist Explains

What Led To Vikram Lander's Crash? Former ISRO Scientist Explains

'Keep the technology simple; freeze the mission profile and don't change it till the last moment.'

21 September 2019

NASA Analysing Images Of Chandrayaan-2's Landing Site

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft has snapped a series of images during its flyby on September 17 of Vikram's attempted landing sight near the...

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13 September 2019
PM Modi Could Have Brought 'Bad Omen': Kumaraswamy On Chandrayaan-2 Mission

PM Modi Could Have Brought 'Bad Omen': Kumaraswamy On Chandrayaan-2 Mission

In a setback to the lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 launched on July 22, the soft landing of Vikram lander on the lunar surface did not take place as planned on...


10 September 2019
Devotees Seek Moon God's Divine Intervention To Establish Contact With Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander

Devotees Seek Moon God's Divine Intervention To Establish Contact With Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander

Sri Kailasanathar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva at Thingalur has a sub-shrine for Lord Chandran. It is one of the nine "Navagraha" temples dedicated to the...


09 September 2019
ISRO Chief Dr K Sivan Has Every Right To Cry Over Chandrayaan-2's Landing Setback

ISRO Chief Dr K Sivan Has Every Right To Cry Over Chandrayaan-2's Landing Setback

Boys are less likely to tell a family member about their experiences with abuse. Boys are 89% less likely than girls to reach out for psychiatric support after...


09 September 2019
Chandrayaan-2 'Vikram' Lander Tilted On Moon, But In One Piece, Says ISRO

Chandrayaan-2 'Vikram' Lander Tilted On Moon, But In One Piece, Says ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) continues to make all-out efforts to establish a link with Chandrayaan-2's 'Vikram' lander, now lying on the...


09 September 2019
'Obstacles On Moon Surface May Be Behind 'Vikram' Lander Not Receiving Signals: Chandrayaan-1 Director

'Obstacles On Moon Surface May Be Behind 'Vikram' Lander Not Receiving Signals: Chandrayaan-1 Director

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost contact with the Vikram Lander, one of three components of the Chandrayaan-2, minutes before its touchdown...


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08 September 2019
'Your Journey Has inspired Us': NASA As It Looks Forward To Exploring Solar System With ISRO

'Your Journey Has inspired Us': NASA As It Looks Forward To Exploring Solar System With ISRO

NASA on Saturday commended ISRO's attempt to place 'Vikram' lander of Chandrayaan 2 mission on the moon's south pole


10 September 2019
Will Try To Establish Link With Chandrayaan 2 Lander In Next 14 Days: ISRO Chief

Will Try To Establish Link With Chandrayaan 2 Lander In Next 14 Days: ISRO Chief

The ground station lost contact with the Lander minutes before its touchdown on the Moon's South Pole early on Saturday.


07 September 2019
'Highly Complex Mission' : ISRO Says Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter To Circle Moon For 6 More years

'Highly Complex Mission' : ISRO Says Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter To Circle Moon For 6 More years

The space agency said the mission represented a significant technological leap compared to the previous missions, which brought together an Orbiter, Lander and...


07 September 2019
'We Shall Overcome Some Day...' President Kovind On Chandrayaan-2 Landing Setback

'We Shall Overcome Some Day...' President Kovind On Chandrayaan-2 Landing Setback

President Ram Nath Kovind hoped that India would be successful in its moon mission the next time.


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


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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".


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.


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.


13 August 2019
Chandrayaan-2's Journey to Moon, After Leaving Earth's Orbit, to Start on Wednesday

Chandrayaan-2's Journey to Moon, After Leaving Earth's Orbit, to Start on Wednesday

The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft is expected to reach the moon's orbit on August 20 and land on the lunar surface on September 7, according to the ISRO.


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