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On September 8, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said it has found its moon lander Vikram on the lunar surface.
“India didn’t fail… We just lost contact with the moon lander #Chandrayaan2,” tweeted one.
The Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter continues to orbit the Moon in the existing orbit and both the Orbiter and Lander are healthy.
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Chandrima Shaha appointed as first woman president of The Indian National Science Academy in its 85 year history
Shaha was also the vice-captain of West Bengal’s first-ever women’s cricket team
Since its arrival in December 2018, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has mapped the entire asteroid in order to identify the safest and most accessible spots for the spacecraft to collect a sample.
The potential ice deposits are found in craters near the poles of both Moon and Mercury, said the study published in the journal Nature Geoscience.
The Indian space agency has done some hard work on the ground so that its moon lander — Vikram — can soft-land safely and rover — Pragyaan — can move around, said a senior retired official. “The surface of the earth and that of the moon are entirely different. So[Read More…]