Scar on moonscape: The curious case of Vikram, India’s crashed moon lander
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter happened to pass over the Vikram landing site 10 days after its crash.
Vikram lander debris: The engineer who cracked it for India
A 33-year-old avid space watcher from Chennai has received kudos for zeroing in o...
NASA satellite finds crashed Vikram lander
NASA released an image taken by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) that showed the site of the spacecraft's impact (September 6 in India and September 7 in the US) and associated debris field, with parts scattered over almost two dozen locations spanning several kilometers.
Our own orbiter had located Vikram Lander: ISRO Chief
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K Sivan on American space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) rece...
Our orbiter had already located Vikram Lander: ISRO Chief rejects NASA claims
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K Sivan has claimed that the Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 had been spotted by the space ag...
NASA finds Vikram Lander, releases images of impact site on Moon surface
This image shows the Vikram Lander impact point and associated debris field. Green dots indicate spacecraft debris (confirmed or likely). Bl...
Chennai techie uses Nasa images to find Vikram lander debris, gets credit from US agency
A Chennai techie, Shanmuga Subramanian, used lunar images from Nasa's Moon's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter captured on different dates and studied them for weeks to locate the debris of the lander. He wrote to Nasa informing about his findings. In a tweet later, Nasa confirmed the news and released images of impact site on moon surface.
I was hooked to NASA's moon surface images for days: Shanmuga Subramanian who found lost Vikram Lander
American Space Agency NASA has credited Chennai-based engineer and space science enthusiast Shanmuga Subramanian for a tip-off that led to t...
I was hooked to NASA's moon surface images for days: Chennai engineer who found lost Vikram Lander
NASA credited Shanmuga Subramanian for a tip-off that eventually led to the discovery of Vikram Lander.
Not rocket science, just observation: Chennai techie Shanmuga Subramanian
The 33-year-old, who hails from Madurai, woke up to an email from Nasa confirming that the American space agency has confirmed Vikram lander’s crash site and giving him credit for the discovery.
Chandrayaan 2: Vikram hard-landed within 500 mts of landing site, says govt
The indigenously developed Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft comprising of orbiter, lander and rover was successfully launched on-board the indigenous GSLV MK III-M1 Mission on July 22. The Lander was separated, as planned, from the Orbiter on September 2 2019. Powered descent of the lander was initiated on September 7 to achieve soft landing on the moon surface.
View: How new initiatives like Genome Council can take cues from Indian visionaries
When the aim is to build a research output like the Genome India initiative, the concepts of mission mode, centralisation of infrastructure facilities and network research of public health could come under one common umbrella.
Will NASA have answers on Vikram lander?
The US space agency NASA had promised hope of some news on the Vikram front by Tuesday after its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) flyby over the site where Indian lunar lander might have landed.
China tests Mars lander in international cooperation push
The demonstration of hovering, obstacle avoidance and deceleration capabilities was conducted at a site outside Beijing simulating conditions on the Red Planet, where the pull of gravity is about one-third that of Earth.
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