It is believed that Vikram lost control and crash-landed while attempting to make a soft landing on the dark side of the Moon.
The Congress MP did not even mince his words while discussing the “drama” at the Chandrayaan 2 mission’s attempted Moon landing
The US space body’s jet propulsion laboratory had sent out radio frequencies too in the past
The twist here is that unlike most cases, the Chandrayaan 2 and Mangalyaan scientist had opted out of applying to have his name published in the NRC list for Assam.
Diwakar said Chandrayaan had its own challenges while the other missions such as Gaganyaan will have different objectives
The lander will execute a 15-minute soft landing, and after four hours, the rover will descend on the moon. "Precise execution is important," said ISRO chief K Sivan
Modi said the way scientists rectified technical issues, which caused ISRO to defer its launch by a few days, is exemplary and unparalleled.
The space agency reportedly has time until the month end to fix the snag after which another attempt will be made to launch the mission
ISRO has kept the launch window for the mission onboard GSLV MK-III rocket from July 9 to July 16 with an expected Moon landing on September 6, Sivan told reporters here.
Budget for India's Space strides was today hiked by little over one third of its last year's allocation with the human space flight and Chandrayaan-II cornering handsome amounts.