Chandrayan- 2: Vikram Lander's debris found on the moon's surface, NASA shares photos

Dec 03 2019 08:47 AM
Chandrayan- 2: Vikram Lander's debris found on the moon's surface, NASA shares photos

New Delhi: Three months after India lost contact with Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander, a NASA satellite orbiting the Moon has found the crashed lander. NASA has released a photo taken by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), In which the space affected by the spacecraft has been seen. The wreckage appears to be scattered at more than a dozen places.

According to information from sources, NASA said in a statement that it had released a mosaic image of the site on September 26 and invited people to search for the signs of the lander. Contacted the LRO project with a positive identity. The debris located about 750 meters northwest of the main crash site by Shanmuga Mosaic, the first (1.3 m pixels, 84 degree incidence angle) a single bright pixel identified Thykvhin November mosaic shows the best. The three largest pieces of the same debris have been seen at 2x2 pixels.

Days after the attempt to land on the lunar surface, ISRO had confirmed that they had lost all communications with the orbiter. 

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