Chandrayaan-2: India space agency loses communication with Moon-landing craft


India´s space agency on Saturday dropped communication with Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft before it was expected to land near the South Pole of the Moon, at a setback to the country.

“The Vikram lander descent was (ongoing) as planned and normal performance was observed,” ISRO chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan stated from the control area in the southern city of Bangalore. The data is being analysed,” he explained.

The United States, Russia and China have so far landed on the Moon. Be strong. I am with you.”ISRO acknowledged prior to the landing, thanks to happening in approximately 1:55 am New Delhi period (2025 GMT), was an intricate manoeuvre, with Sivan calling it”15 minutes of terror”.


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