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NASA pinpoints crash site of Vikram Lander on the lunar surface

NASA has pinpointed the location of the crashed Vikram Lander from the Chandrayaan-2 mission. The agency posted pictures of the crash site that were taken from an orbiting satellite. The before/after images clearly show the point of impact as well as the scattering of debris. https://twitter.com/NASA/status/1201597561720725506 NASA credits the finding of the Vikram Lander to […]

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NASA finds no evidence of Chandrayaan-2 lander in latest flyby images

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft who was capturing images during the latest flyby found no evidence of Chandrayaan-2 lander. The U.S. space agency now suspects if the lander was hidden in shadows of the moon or if is now outside of the search area. The Chandrayaan-2 lander, Vikram attempted a soft landing on September […]

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NASA fails to pinpoint the crash site of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander

New pictures from a NASA spacecraft show the targeted landing site of the Vikram rover, but failed to pinpoint its precise location. The images shared by NASA were taken at dusk, and were not able to locate the lander. Chandrayaan-2 was due to touch down at the lunar South Pole on 7 September, over a […]