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Chandrayaan-2 is the second lunar exploration mission developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), after Chandrayaan-1. As of September 2019, it consists of a lunar orbiter, and also included 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.
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Chandrayaan-2 sends new pictures of Moon's surfaceThe 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..
ISRO warned of a possible cyberattack when Dtrack came callingAn 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..
Chandrayaan-2 successful mission, generated curiosity among youth: PM ModiHailing 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.
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ISRO thanks people for supporting themChandrayaan-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.
Orbiter’s payloads powered, sending images: Isro chiefIn 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..
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Chandrayaan-2: Connection with Vikram Lander not yet made, all possible efforts underway, says ISROThe 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..
Chandrayaan-2: All possible efforts being made to establish communication with Lander Vikram, says IsroIndian 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..
Chandrayaan-2: Vikram lander tilted, but is in 'single piece'The space agency has 12 more days to establish links with the lander whose battery has an expected life of 14 days.
Chandrayaan-2 a giant leap for South Asia: Pak woman explorerAmid 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”.
Watch: Special puja performed for Chandrayaan-II at Tamil Nadu's famous Thingalur Chandran TempleEven 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..
Chandrayaan-2 update: Vikram Lander intact in a tilted position, contact yet to be established, say sourcesThe lander has been found in a tilted position on moon's surface, according to an ISRO source.
Performance on Chandrayaan-2 orbiter front makes Isro salvage pride
Pak astronaut congratulates ISRO on Chandrayaan-2
Chandrayaan-2 spots its landerISRO confirms the mission's orbiter has clicked a thermal image of Vikram lander
ISRO spirit has gripped Hindustan: PM Modi on Chandrayaan 2Like we talk about sportsman spirit, it's ISRO spirit in Hindustan now, PM Modi said.
Chandrayaan 2 has rattled 'them': Ram Vilas Paswan slams Pakistan for ISRO jibePakistan'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..