Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicVikram lander

Topic: Vikram lander

Aided by Indian techie, NASA finds crashed Vikram lander on the Moon

NASA has acknowledged it was able to identify the impact site and debris of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander after a tip from Chennai-based engineer Shanmuga Subramanian.

2 months on, govt confirms Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander made ‘hard landing’ on lunar surface

Vikram hard landed within 500 m of the designated landing site, MoS in Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh says in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.

ISRO releases first illuminated images of moon taken by Chandrayaan-2’s orbiter

ISRO has released details of data captured by two payloads — an infrared imager and a solar x-ray monitor.

ISRO not giving up on Vikram lander yet, efforts to reestablish communication still on

ISRO had suspended search operations 10 days ago when the lunar night began. The space agency lost contact seconds before Vikram Lander was scheduled to land on the moon.

NASA says Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram had a hard landing, releases images of site

The Vikram module had attempted a soft landing on the lunar south pole on 7 September. It lost communication with ISRO moments before India could achieve the feat.

All you want to know about the future of crashed Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram

The lunar night has officially begun over the Vikram landing spot. Here's what’s next with the orbiter, NASA’s camera, and ISRO.

Vikram lander dies today, but here’s how ISRO can ensure Chandrayaan-3 lives on

ISRO’s ambitious Vikram lander will die today as the lunar night sets in, two weeks after it went off the radar minutes before touchdown.

Lunar night is near, ISRO running out of time to contact Vikram lander

While the only official statements so far have said ISRO is trying to establish contact with Vikram, some reports say there is little hope of it.

No ISRO update on Chandrayaan-2 lander but social media goes wild with speculation

No clarification has been issued by ISRO on the status of the Vikram lander which was imaged by the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter Sunday.

VHP seeks divine intervention, conducts yajna for Chandrayaan-2′ lander Vikram

The VHP held the yajna, complete with Vedic chants, at the Arya Samaj temple in south Delhi.

On Camera

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General Qamar Javed Bajwa | File photo: Flickr

For Gen Bajwa, it was family first, Pakistan later. His rule has lessons for future leaders

From getting his sister-in-law a highly coveted job in Pakistan International Airlines to amassing billions, Bajwa has many answers to give.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seal is pictured on a gate outside the RBI headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters File Photo/Danish Siddiqui

RBI to launch first pilot for retail digital rupee on 1 December

The pilot will be launched in two phases, with State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank and IDC First Bank participating in the first phase across four cities in the country.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.