Tagged: Chandrayaan-2

  • Vikram lander crash site

    NASA Finally Finds Vikram Lander Wreckage

    An Amateur Astronomer Helps NASA Locate the Ill-Fated Vikram Lander Ever since the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched Chandrayaan 2 back in July, the world of space geeks (we know who we are) has been paying attention. Chandrayaan 2...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Animated simulation of India's Vikram Lander crash site

    NASA Still Can’t Find India’s Vikram Lander

    NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Flew By Again, But There’s Still No Sign of India’s Vikram Lander. Around six weeks ago India attempted to become the fourth nation to successfully land a spacecraft on the moon. Unfortunately, the Indian Space Research...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander

    Watch Chandrayaan-2 Attempt to Land on the Moon Live!

    India Prepares to Make History with Chandrayaan-2 Video provided by Doordarshan National.  History being made as India prepares to become the fourth nation to land a craft on the moon! Update: Communication with Vikram Lander lost 2km before touchdown, but orbiter...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Chandrayaan-2 launches for the moon

    India’s Chandrayaan-2 Prepares for Moon Landing

    Chandrayaan-2 Lander and Orbiter Separate and Prepare for Landing  In a truly remarkable feat given the budget of the project, India prepares to become the fourth nation to successfully land a spacecraft on the moon. Yesterday at approximately 3:45 am...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Chandrayaan-2's first photo of the moon

    Chandrayaan-2 Sends First Lunar Photo

    Chandrayaan-2 Reaches Lunar Orbit, Sends Back Great Pics! India’s been working very hard lately to prove they can run with the big dogs when it comes to space exploration. The second most populous nation on earth made news earlier this...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Diagram of Chandrayaan-2's flight path, orbiting the earth five times before heading to the Moon.

    Chandrayaan-2 Leaves Earth Orbit for the Moon

    India’s Chandrayaan-2 Leaves Earth Orbit. Now it’s headed “Straight to the Moon!” A few weeks ago, India launched Chandrayaan-2, a spacecraft designed to land on the Moon’s south pole and continue exploring that region. In doing so, they joined the...

    Brandon Humphreys