India locates missing Moon lander

India claims to have spotted the country’s Vikram lunar lander on the surface of the Moon days after the spacecraft presumably crashed during a landing attempt. India still has not made contact with the lander, which went silent moments before its scheduled touchdown, but Indian officials are hopeful that the lander might still function. “We are trying to establish contact,” Kailasavadivoo Sivan, the chairperson of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) which oversees the lander, told Asian News International (ANI). “It will be communicated soon.” The Vikram lander is a key part of India’s Chandrayaan-2 mission, which is aimed at studying the Moon’s south pole in greater detail. The lander, which was carrying a rover called... Continue reading…

India locates missing Moon lander

Indian space scientists were desperately trying Tuesday to establish communication with their broken Moon lander, having located the probe that went silent moments before it was due to make ...

Tue 10 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Tue 10 Sep 19 from Reuters

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Mon 9 Sep 19 from SPACE.com

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Mon 9 Sep 19 from FOXNews

India Finds Missing Vikram Lander on Moon’s Surface

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon orbiter spotted the nation's silent Vikram lander on September 8. (Photo Credit: ISRO) India’s Chandrayaan-2 orbiter ...

Sun 8 Sep 19 from Geek.com

India found its missing Vikram lunar lander

India has located its Vikram lunar lander after losing contact, and the situation isn't looking great. Indian Space and Research Organization chairman K. Sivan said that cameras ...

Sun 8 Sep 19 from Engadget

India's Chandrayaan-2 team may have located silent Vikram moon lander - CNET

The fate of India's lander is still cloaked in a moon mystery.

Sun 8 Sep 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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