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Our own orbiter had located Vikram Lander earlier, says ISRO Chief K Sivan after NASA releases images

On its website, a statement was issued by the space agency on September 10, 2019, stating, "Vikram lander has been located by the orbiter of Chandrayaan-2, but no communication with it yet. All possible efforts are being made to establish communication with the lander."

Dec 04, 2019, 09:08 AM IST

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Dec 03, 2019, 20:20 PM IST

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Dec 03, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

Meet Shanmuga Subramanian, the Chennai-based engineer who found Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander

The NASA has credited Subramanian, 33, with Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander find. The site was located by Subramanian, who on his own scoured the pictures taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbital Camera (LROC), NASA and Arizona State University (ASU) announced on Monday confirming the find.

Dec 03, 2019, 10:14 AM IST

NASA finds Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander on moon's surface, releases images of impact site

The NASA posted images clicked by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Camera, showing the site`s changes on the Moon and the impact point before and after the spacecraft had made a hard-landing on the lunar surface. It also showed the impact spot of the lander and an associated debris field created by the crash with blue and green dots respectively.

Dec 03, 2019, 06:46 AM IST

NASA showcases its first all-electric aircraft

NASA took delivery of its first all-electric experimental aircraft from Empirical Systems Aerospace (ESAero) of San Luis Obispo, California on October 2. NASA will share the aircraft`s electric propulsion-focused design and airworthiness process with regulators and industry, which will advance certification approaches for aircraft utilizing distributed electric propulsion.

Nov 09, 2019, 15:44 PM IST

NASA's Voyager 2 becomes second man-made object to reach interstellar space

The researchers said that NASA's spacecraft has entered the region of space outside the bubble-shaped boundary produced by wind streaming outward from the Sun.

Nov 06, 2019, 19:37 PM IST

Aam Adami Party leaders slam Center for not taking stern action against stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana

AAP leaders Atishi Marlena and Dilip Pandey lauded the Delhi governments measures to curb pollution in the capital and urged the government of Punjab and Haryana to take some action against the continuous increase in stubble burning. 

Oct 29, 2019, 22:06 PM IST

As Delhi's air quality worsens, stubble burning increases in Haryana, Punjab

NASA shared pictures on Tuesday, which clearly showed the rise in stubble burning. According to information, the count has reached from 1654 to 2577 in the last 24 hours and the wind direction shows stubble plume could increase from Punjab and Haryana. 

Oct 29, 2019, 18:57 PM IST

US astronauts embark on first all-female spacewalk

Koch and Meir, clad in white spacesuits and tethered by cords to the station some 254 miles (408 km) above Earth, stepped into outer space at 7:38 am Eastern time (1138 GMT) to replace a faulty power unit designed to help condition energy stored from the station`s solar panels, NASA announced online as it showed live video of the action.

Oct 19, 2019, 00:16 AM IST

US astronauts embark on the first all-female spacewalk

US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history on Friday when they stepped outside the International Space Station (ISS) on the first all-female spacewalk. The much-anticipated milestone for NASA was achieved during a relatively routine mission to swap faulty batteries on the station`s exterior.

Oct 18, 2019, 18:15 PM IST

NASA unveils new spacesuit prototypes for missions

Two NASA engineers strutted on a stage inside the agency`s Washington, DC headquarters, donning the new spacesuits, modelling and doing squats and crunches in front of a crowd of students and reporters to reveal what the first zero-gravity space-wear under NASA`s Artemis moon programme would look like.

Oct 17, 2019, 13:08 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2: NASA doing 'rigorous' search for Vikram Lander with fresh lunar pictures

Vikram Lander lost contact with ISRO following its launch from Chandraayan-2 moon orbiter on September 6 and likely landed in an area around the moon's South Pole.

Oct 17, 2019, 09:49 AM IST

AAP govt shares NASA image of stubble burning as air quality in Delhi-NCR worsens, turns 'very poor' for first time

Residents of Delhi-NCR woke up on Wednesday to a thick blanket of smog covering the areas. The stubble burning in the nearby states of Punjab and Haryana are contributing mostly to polluting the air.

Oct 16, 2019, 11:23 AM IST

111-foot asteroid to zoom past Earth on Tuesday morning at over 22,000 miles per hour

A 111-foot huge asteroid is zooming towards Earth at a gut-wrenching speed of 22,000 miles per hour and will be 50 times closer to Earth than the closest neighbouring planet Mercury, according to the space agency’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS)

Oct 14, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

NASA aims for first manned SpaceX mission in first-quarter 2020

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is paying commercial launch contractors SpaceX and Boeing Co $6.8 billion to build rocket-and-capsule systems to return astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. soil for the first time since America`s space shuttle program ended in 2011.

Oct 11, 2019, 06:57 AM IST

Elon Musk unveils new Mars rocket prototype, expects missions in months

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled the latest iteration of his space company`s newly assembled Starship, outlining a speedy development timeline for the centerpiece vehicle of SpaceX’s quest to launch humans to the moon and Mars.

Sep 29, 2019, 23:40 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander possibly hiding in shadow on lunar surface, yet to determine location: NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) informed it is possible that the Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2 is hiding in a shadow on the lunar surface after it had a hard landing. It added that the precise location of the spacecraft in the lunar highlands is yet to be determined.

Sep 27, 2019, 09:26 AM IST

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

The 14-day timeline given by ISRO for establishing contact with the Lander has a deadline of September 21 because after that the moon region will enter into a lunar light. On the afternoon of September 19, based on the photographs received by scientists, there was a long shadow appearing on the lunar surface. 

Sep 20, 2019, 18:43 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter still performing well, efforts on analyse communication loss with Vikram Lander: ISRO

The Chandrayaan-2 lander has been out of contact for 12 days now.

Sep 19, 2019, 18:15 PM IST