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Chandrayaan-2's IIRS shows first illuminated image of Moon

The image covers part of the lunar farside in the northern hemisphere and a few prominent craters--Sommerfield, Stebbins and Kirkwood--are also seen in the image. 

Oct 17, 2019, 19:07 PM IST

Chandrayaan 2: Deadline to re-establish contact with Vikram Lander to end on September 21

Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are making their last calls on Friday to bring back lander ‘Vikram’ of the grand lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, as the Moon is set to enter its night in the next 24 hours. Watch this video to know more.

Sep 20, 2019, 23:04 PM IST

Chandrayaan 2: NASA helping ISRO establish communication with Vikram lander

The ISRO is trying to establish link with Vikram with its Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) at Byalalu near Bengaluru.

Sep 13, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission continues, 'cutting-edge science' expected from Orbiter

The Orbiter is still in contact with ISRO and will beam back critical information.

Sep 07, 2019, 17:59 PM IST

Don’t lose hope: India rallies behind ISRO after loss of communication with Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram Lander

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded ISRO scientists involved in Chandrayaan-2 even as he encouraged them to keep up their good work for the benefit of the country.

Sep 07, 2019, 06:52 AM IST

Live updates: ISRO chief says communication with Vikram lander lost, data being analysed

ISRO chairman K Sivan has confirmed that communication has been lost with lander Vikram 2.1 km from the moon’s surface and data is being analysed further.

Sep 06, 2019, 21:58 PM IST

List of Chandrayaan-2's Pragyan payloads and their functions

Here, we take a look at the list of payloads carried by Chandrayaan-2's Pragyan and their functions.

Sep 06, 2019, 13:35 PM IST

List of Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander's payloads and their functions

As India and the world await Chandrayaan-2`s soft-landing on the moon, the significance of landmark space mission has been a point of discussion among the scientist community and social media alike.

Sep 06, 2019, 13:16 PM IST

List of Chandrayaan-2's Orbiter payloads and their functions

As India and the world await Chandrayaan-2`s soft-landing on the moon, the significance of landmark space mission has been a point of discussion among the scientist community and social media alike.

Sep 06, 2019, 12:49 PM IST

Vikram Lander successfully separates from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter

The separation of the Vikram Lander from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter took place on Monday, according to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Watch this video to know more.

Sep 03, 2019, 07:24 AM IST

Separation of Vikram Lander from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter will take place on Monday

The event is scheduled to commence between 12.45 pm to 13. 45 pm (IST). Following this, there will be two deorbit manoeuvres of the Vikram Lander to prepare for its landing in the south polar region of the moon.

Sep 02, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters Moon's third orbit, confirms ISRO

The orbit manoeuvre began at 9.04 am and took 1190 seconds (approx 19.83 minutes) to complete. The orbit achieved is 179 km x 1412 km distance said ISRO. 

Aug 28, 2019, 10:09 AM IST

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 leaves earth's orbit, enters lunar transfer trajectory

Chandrayaan-2 will now approach the Moon on August 20 and finally land near the south pole of the moon on September 7.

Aug 14, 2019, 07:38 AM IST

Chandrayaan-2: All that you need to know about India's second lunar mission

After the successful launch of India's second lunar mission, Prime Minister Narender Modi has deployed his best team for its continues monitoring. Chandrayaan- 2 is now three-step closer to the moon. What to know more.

Jul 31, 2019, 19:34 PM IST

Chandrayaan 2 gets three steps closer to Moon, third orbit raising maneuver successful

The third earth-bound orbit raising maneuver was done using the onboard propulsion system for a firing duration of 989 seconds. ISRO also said that all spacecraft parameters are normal.

Jul 29, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2 journey to the Moon: What the lunar mission will do in its 48-day trip

The GSLV MkIII-M1 injected Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into an elliptical earth orbit after about 16 minutes 14 seconds after the lift-off.

Jul 23, 2019, 11:17 AM IST

Chandrayaan 2: Know these super women behind India's second lunar mission

For the first time in Indian history Chandrayaan-2, India’s second lunar mission is leading by two women scientists of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Muthayya Vanitha is leading the Chandryaan-2 and on the other hand, Ritu Karidhal is working as Mission Director. It had never happened before when women power is heading this much of highly important ISRO mission. Project Director and Mission Director both are women for Chandrayaan-2. Muthayya Vanitha is an electronics engineer, now responsible for the success and failure of Chandrayaan-2. On the other hand, Mission Director Ritu Karidhal was earlier working as Deputy Director of the Mars Mission.

Jul 22, 2019, 14:14 PM IST

Know why and how last 15 minutes of landing of 'Chandrayaan-2' are critical

In this segment of Zee News, Know why and how last 15 minutes of the landing of 'Chandrayaan-2' is critical. Watch this video to know completely in detail.

Jul 22, 2019, 14:12 PM IST