Exact location of Vikram Lander on moon traced; trying to establish contact: ISRO chief

Radhika Dhawad | Sep 8, 2019 14:04

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan confirmed that the location of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram Lander was found on moon. The Lander, which had lost contact from moon 2.1 km away, has been traced.

Sivan told ANI, “We’ve found the location of Vikram Lander on lunar surface and orbiter has clicked a thermal image of Lander. But there is no communication yet. We’re trying to have contact. It will be communicated soon.” The lander was located with the help of the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter, which remains safe and is revolving around the Moon. The orbiter managed to shoot a thermal image of the Vikram lander.

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