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Chandrayaan-2: India's second lunar exploration mission
Mission Chandrayaan-2 is the second lunar exploration mission developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), after Chandrayaan-1. It consisted of a lunar orbiter, the Vikram lander, and the Pragyan lunar rover, all of which were developed in India. The main scientific objective is to map and study the variations in lunar surface composition, as well as the location and abundance of lunar water.


Chandrayaan-2 sends new pictures of Moon's surface

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Wednesday released new three-dimensional images from the Moon's surface captured by the Chandrayaan -2. The images of a crater from the lunar surface..
IndiaTimes - Published

ISRO warned of a possible cyberattack when Dtrack came calling

An ISRO official confirmed that an alert was received from the CERT-In, but the space agency was not affected. The alert came around the time of the Chandrayaan-2 mission. The malware, if successfully..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2 successful mission, generated curiosity among youth: PM Modi

Hailing the achievements of the country's scientists, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Chandrayaan-2 was a successful mission and it had generated curiosity about science among the youth.
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2 not end of story, ISRO will demonstrate soft landing in future: K Sivan

ISRO chief K Sivan confident of making soft landing on the moon's surface in future.
DNA - Published

Will put in all efforts to demonstrate soft landing in space, Chandrayaan-2 not end of story: Isro chief K Sivan

"You all have heard about Chandrayaan-2 mission. On the technology part – yes, we could not achieve soft landing, but all the systems functioned until 300m from Moon's surface. Very valuable data is..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2 finds easily detectable ‘Argon-40’ isotope

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Thursday said that the Chandra’s Atmospheric Composition Explorer-2 (CHACE-2) payload on Chandrayaan-2 has detected Argon-40 (40Ar) from the lunar..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2: IIRS payload takes first illuminated image of lunar surface

The IIRS is designed to measure reflected sunlight from the lunar surface in narrow and contiguous spectral channels.
DNA - Published

Chandrayaan 2: NASA's LRO performs second flyover to locate Vikram's landing site on the moon

chandrayaan 2: nasa's lro performs second flyover to locate vikram's landing site on the moon
NASA has scheduled a flyover of its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) over the landing site of India's Vikram Lander yesterday, 14 October. It is trying to locate ISRO's Vikram lander and capture..
WorldNews - Published

Modi, media distracting attention from core issues: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister Amit Shah and the media of distracting people's attention from core issues. Addressing an election rally..
IndiaTimes - Published

‘98% success rate’ for Chandrayaan-2 not my words, it was panel’s initial assessment: Isro chief

IndiaTimes - Published

Vikram lander possibly hiding in shadow on lunar surface: NASA

CHANDRAYAAN-2: It was dusk when the landing area was imaged
DNA - Published

Chandrayaan-2: NASA images landing site, says Vikram might be hiding in shadow

chandrayaan-2: nasa images landing site, says vikram might be hiding in shadow
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Friday released high-resolution images of the lunar region where Chandrayaan-2 lander, Vikram had attempted a soft landing earlier this month...
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •DNA

Chandrayaan-2: India Moon probe made 'hard landing', says Nasa

New pictures from a Nasa spacecraft show the targeted landing site of the Vikram rover.
BBC News - Published

Vikram had hard landing, Nasa releases high-resolution images of Chandrayaan 2 landing site

IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan 2 a learning experience: Nasa engineer

Anne Devereaux, working at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) of Nasa, is the lead flight system engineer for the US space agency's Mars 2020 mission. Speaking at the American Center here on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Experts find Sivan’s ‘98% success’ remark laughable

Scientists have challenged the claim of Isro chief K Sivan who said that Chandrayaan-2 was 98% success. The talking point was by Tapan Misra, adviser to the Isro chairman. “Leaders inspire, they do..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2 is 98% successful, Gaganyaan our next priority: Isro chief K Sivan

IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2 mission has achieved 98% objectives: Isro chief

Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) Chairman K Sivan on Saturday said the Chandrayaan-2 mission has achieved 98 per cent of its objectives, even as scientists are working hard to establish..
IndiaTimes - Published

Brad Pitt calls ISS: ‘Did you spot Indian moon lander?’

brad pitt calls iss: ‘did you spot indian moon lander?’
NEW DELHI: Hollywood actor Brad Pitt had a question for Nasa astronaut Nick Hague, currently posted at the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday. Pitt wanted to know if Hague had seen India’s..
WorldNews - Published

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO panel to release report on Vikram lander soon

chandrayaan-2: isro panel to release report on vikram lander soon
With less than three days to go before Sun sets over the area where the Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2 mission fell off after a failed landing attempt, the Indian Space Research Organisation seems to..
WorldNews - Published

ISRO thanks people for supporting them

Chandrayaan-2 was India's first attempt at landing a spacecraft on the moon. Before India, only the US, Russia and China have managed to place a spacecraft on the moon so far.
DNA - Published

Orbiter’s payloads powered, sending images: Isro chief

In an update on Chandrayaan-2 orbiter's health, Isro on Thursday said, “Initial trials for payloads have been completed successfully and performance of all payloads is satisfactory”. Isro had also..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Propelled by hopes and dreams of Indians': ISRO promises to keep going forward after Chandrayaan 2 setback

Vikram Lander was scheduled to make soft landing on the far side of the moon on September 7.
DNA - Published

NASA lunar probe to fly over landing site tomorrow, may shed new light on Vikram

nasa lunar probe to fly over landing site tomorrow, may shed new light on vikram
As ISRO figures out what happened to the Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2, after it lost contact with the ground station barely a few hundred metres above the Moon in the early hours of September 7, a..
WorldNews - Published

Chandrayaan-2: Hopes fading as window of opportunity to relink with lander closing in

IndiaTimes - Published

California scientists meet Chandrayaan-2 team

The CalTech delegation, which was led by Prof. David Tirrell, also met Secretary, Department of Space
DNA - Published

Chandrayaan-2: Isro is trying to talk with Vikram, but how?

IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2: How response of opposition parties was different after surgical, Balakot strikes

IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2: Connection with Vikram Lander not yet made, all possible efforts underway, says ISRO

The space agency in a tweet said, "#VikramLander has been located by the orbiter of #Chandrayaan2, but no communication with it yet. All possible efforts are being made to establish communication with..
DNA - Published

Chandrayaan-2: All possible efforts being made to establish communication with Lander Vikram, says Isro

Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Tuesday said all possible efforts are being made to establish communication with Lander Vikram. The space agency in a tweet said, "#VikramLander has been..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2: Vikram lander tilted, but is in 'single piece'

chandrayaan-2: vikram lander tilted, but is in 'single piece'
Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander, which lost contact with the Indian Space Research Organisation at 2.1 km above the Moon's surface, is intact as a...
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •DNA

Chandrayaan-2 a giant leap for South Asia: Pak woman explorer

Amid all the hostilities and war of words with India, Pakistani explorer Namira Salim has praised Chandrayaan-2 mission, saying India’s attempt to make a landing on Moon was a “giant leap”.
IndiaTimes - Published

Watch: Special puja performed for Chandrayaan-II at Tamil Nadu's famous Thingalur Chandran Temple

Even as the nation waited with bated breath for ISRO to contact Vikram Lander, a special puja was performed at the famous Thingalur Chandran (Moon) temple, one of the nine Navagraha temples, in..
DNA - Published

Chandrayaan-2 update: Vikram Lander intact in a tilted position, contact yet to be established, say sources

The lander has been found in a tilted position on moon's surface, according to an ISRO source.
DNA - Published

Performance on Chandrayaan-2 orbiter front makes Isro salvage pride

IndiaTimes - Published

Pak astronaut congratulates ISRO on Chandrayaan-2

IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2 spots its lander

ISRO confirms the mission's orbiter has clicked a thermal image of Vikram lander
DNA - Published

ISRO spirit has gripped Hindustan: PM Modi on Chandrayaan 2

Like we talk about sportsman spirit, it's ISRO spirit in Hindustan now, PM Modi said.
DNA - Published

Chandrayaan 2 has rattled 'them': Ram Vilas Paswan slams Pakistan for ISRO jibe

Pakistan's remarks on Chandrayaan 2 landing came under sharp attack from senior NDA minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday who asserted that the mission has rattled Islamabad. "Biggest achievement of the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2: Isro gets image of Vikram lander, communication yet to be established

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) that is still probing the exact reason behind Chandrayaan-2 lander (Vikram) crash landing on Moon now has the image of the four-legged probe on the lunar..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2: Orbiter clicks thermal image of Vikram lander

A day after Isro lot communication with Vikram lander, the orbiter has clicked a thermal image of the lost lander, Isro chief K Sivan said on Sunday. "There is no communication yet. We are trying to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan 2: Australian Space Agency applauds Isro's efforts

IndiaTimes - Published

NASA 'inspired' by Chandrayaan 2 as it plans to return to the Moon after 7 years

nasa 'inspired' by chandrayaan 2 as it plans to return to the moon after 7 years
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) stated that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has ‘inspired’ them with Chandrayaan 2. NASA also said that it looks forward to..
WorldNews - Published

Orbiter has fuel for 7 years, may spot Vikram in 3 days

Isro) chairman K Sivan on Saturday announced that "90-95% of the Chandrayaan-2 mission objectives have already been achieved". "The orbiter will have a lifespan of over seven-and-half years, not just..
IndiaTimes - Published

In science, small setbacks are stepping stones to big success

Chandrayaan 2 has been an extremely ambitious endeavour with a long list of mission objectives to be realised.
DNA - Published

'Not just young Krishna, entire India loves to play with Moon'

On July 22, 2019, when the GSLV Mark III rocket of the ISRO soared to the sky with the intent to lead the mission Chandrayaan-2 to the Moon, with it travelled over a billion dreams too.
DNA - Published

ISRO's journey from first baby step in 1960s to Chandrayaan-2

Under an ambitious Sarabhai, INCOSPAR grew and became ISRO in 1969 and in 1972, Government of India set up a Space Commission and the Department of Space (DOS), thereby bringing ISRO under the DOS.
DNA - Published

'Proud of India, its scientists': World lauds ISRO for Chandrayaan-2

World hails ISRO's effort for Chandrayaan-2 mission.
DNA - Published

'Your journey has inspired us': Nasa commends Isro's attempt to land on Moon

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) on Saturday commended Isro's attempt to place 'Vikram' lander of Chandrayaan 2 mission on the moon's south pole and said it was inspired with the..
IndiaTimes - Published

'With good wishes of friends like you, mission Chandrayaan will overcome all obstacles': PM Modi thanks world leaders

PM Modi thanks world leaders for wishing ISRO, India for Chandrayaan-2 mission.
DNA - Published

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