Tag: Lander

Chandrayaan-2 and ISRO: Let’s not divert attention

Lalit Shastri A day after newsroom24x7 had published a news, based on a facebook post by Distinguished Scientist Tapan Misra, with the title “Space Technology is not “Rocket Science”, another news portal –  The Wire – did a piece picking from the same post with the heading “Senior ISRO Scientist Criticises Sivan’s Approach After Moon

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Chandrayaan-2 and Lander Vikram: It was not a soft landing

Newsroom24x7 Network Bengaluru: As feared, it was not a soft landing as per plan but a hard landing for Lander Vikram after it had lost contact with the Control facility at the ISRO headquarters here on 7 September 2019. According to available information, Lander has been detected by OHRC (On board High Resolution Camera) with

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ISRO, Chandrayaan-2 & need to plug loopholes

Lalit Shastri The ISRO scientists involved in the Chandrayaan-2 Mission deserve every praise. Notwithstanding the failure to soft land the Lander craft on Moon, the scientists involved in the mission deserve a standing ovation for executing one of the most difficult maneuvers during the historic journey of Chandrayaan-2. Chandrayaan-2 Mission was aimed at taking a

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