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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.
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 has released details of data captured by two payloads — an infrared imager and a solar x-ray monitor.
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.
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.
The lunar night has officially begun over the Vikram landing spot. Here's what’s next with the orbiter, NASA’s camera, and ISRO.
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.
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 clarification has been issued by ISRO on the status of the Vikram lander which was imaged by the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter Sunday.
The VHP held the yajna, complete with Vedic chants, at the Arya Samaj temple in south Delhi.
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