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Chandrayaan-2 mission achieved 98% success: ISRO chief

Bhubaneswar: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Sivan on Saturday said Chandrayaan-2 mission has achieved 98 per cent of its objectives, while they are yet to establish any communication with lander ‘Vikram’. “We could not have established any communication with the lander yet. The project was developed in two parts – science and technology demonstration. […]

K.Sivan, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (Photo: IANS)

Terrifying last moments of India’s Moon lander Vikram

Chennai: “It is going to be 15 terrifying minutes”, said K.Sivan, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) speaking about the Indias Moon lander Vikram’s landing operations. Sivan’s words turned true towards the end of Vikram’s landing process after it tumbled and regained its posture and then lost its communication links with ISRO. Here are the […]

ISRO Chairman K. Sivan (File Photo: IANS)

India’s Chandrayaan-2 evokes global interest: Sivan – 1 min read

Chennai: India’s first moon landing mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’ is being watched with keen interest globally, said K. Sivan, Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisaton (ISRO). Speaking to reporters here Sivan said the Chandrayaan-2 mission is an important mission at a global level. He said, the landing operations for moon lander Vikram will begin at about 1.40 […]