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Tamil Nadu temple holds special prayers to establish link with Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander

According to him, Monday is a special day for Chandran God. Chandran is also known as ‘Thingal’ in Tamil and Monday in Tamil is ‘Thingal’.

09 Sep 2019 8:32 PM

‘Giant leap’: Pakistan's first woman astronaut lauds ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 mission

‘The mission is indeed giant leap for South Asia which not only makes the region but entire global space industry proud,’ Namira Salim said.

09 Sep 2019 3:03 PM

Vikram in one piece but in tilted position: ISRO as it tries to connect with lander

'It had hard-landing very close to planned (touch-down) site as per the images sent by the on-board camera of the orbiter,' ISRO said.

09 Sep 2019 1:57 PM

Chandrayaan-1's director explains why Vikram lander stopped receiving signals

ISRO earlier lost contact with the Vikram Lander, minutes before its touchdown on the lunar surface in the early hours on Saturday.

09 Sep 2019 9:04 AM

'Hopes fading on re-establishing link with Vikram lander,' say ISRO scientists

However, with 'right orientation' it can still generate power and recharge batteries with solar panels, he added.

08 Sep 2019 5:08 PM


Chandrayaan 2 located on moon, trying to communicate: ISRO chief

The communication with Vikram lander was lost in the wee hours of Saturday.

08 Sep 2019 2:12 PM

'Chandrayaan-2 a huge step forward for India': US

After revolving around the Earth's orbit for nearly 23 days, the spacecraft began its journey to the moon on August 14.

08 Sep 2019 9:16 AM

Exploring space: Our next evolutionary step

The next step in such a scale would be to make life and consciousness multi-planetary.

08 Sep 2019 7:48 AM

Let Chandrayaan-2 miss not mar future missions

Much science is expected from Chandrayaan-2, the mother ship, which will continue to circle the moon at a distance of 100 km.

08 Sep 2019 7:23 AM

Vikram: What thwarted a smooth landing on the moon?

Scientists also pointed out that the communication link snapped as the lander collided with a large mound after deviating from its path.

08 Sep 2019 6:14 AM


It's not over yet, will try to re-establish connection with Vikram lander: ISRO chief

Sivan said the setback won’t affect India’s space programme including its first manned mission, Gaganyaan.

07 Sep 2019 9:32 PM

'A complex mission, achieved 90-95 per cent of objectives,' says ISRO on Chandrayaan 2

The Indian Space Research Organisation described the mission as a highly-complex mission that represented 'significant technological leap'.

07 Sep 2019 7:56 PM

'It was partial success,' says ISRO unaware about communication break down reason

'Prime Minister should increase the budget along with the confidence,' said a scientist taking a jibe at the Prime Minister.

07 Sep 2019 1:57 PM

NASA says 40 pc lunar missions failed in last 60 years

Indian space agency ISRO's plan to soft-land Chandrayaan-2's Vikram module on the lunar surface did not go as per script.

07 Sep 2019 1:52 PM

'Have courage like ISRO scientists,' says PM at launch of 3 Mumbai Metro lines

The coach, first in list of 500 to be delivered to Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation, has been built by Bharat Earth Movers in flat 75 days.

07 Sep 2019 1:24 PM


PM inaugurates first coach of Mumbai Metro built under ‘Make in India’

PM Modi came to Mumbai after meeting the ISRO scientists in Bengaluru.

07 Sep 2019 12:35 PM

Chandrayaan-2 achieved 95 per cent of its mission objectives: Ex-ISRO chief

'Already, orbiter is in space and it should do an excellent job of mapping,' Nair added.

07 Sep 2019 12:20 PM

'My PM is human': Twitter reacts to PM Modi consoling ISRO chief

PM Modi's motivational speech and the warm hug to ISRO chief garnered loads of praises on social media.

07 Sep 2019 11:51 AM

Bollywood celebs show hope over Chandrayaan-2 landing

Bollywood celebrities expressed hope over the landing and hailed ISRO for its efforts.

07 Sep 2019 10:36 AM

From launch to cheerful clapping and silence: Timeline of India's 2nd unmanned lunar mission

The mission that started from July 22 with launch of the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft achieved one milestone after another in a phased manner.

07 Sep 2019 10:22 AM