Chandrayaan 2 Lander vikram location found says ISRO Chief K Sivan Orbitor sends thermal:
The location of Chandrayaan 2 (Chandrayaan 2) lander Vikram with whom contact was lost is known. ISRO Chief K. Sivan gave this information. He said that the thermal images obtained from the orbiter revealed the Vikram lander on the lunar surface.
However, Vikram has not been contacted yet. He said that we are trying our best to contact Vikram, soon we will get in touch with him. The optical high resolution camera (OHRC) installed in the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter has revealed the picture of Vikram Lander.
He further said that it is too early to say anything now. ISRO will now try to find out if there was any technical fault in Vikram due to which his contact was broken or due to other reasons. Also, an attempt is being made to send a message to the lander so that its communication system can be turned on. Till now it was feared that Vikram has gone somewhere in a pit. Now new information has been raised by this information given by K. Sivan.
Broken contact due to this reason
ISRO Chief further said that how much work Vikram Lander and Pragyan Rover will do, it will be known only after analyzing the data. Right now it is being tried to find out what happened that went a mere 2.1 kilometers away and lost the Vikram road. The reason for this may be that none of the small 4 steering engines on the side of the Vikram lander has worked. It is possible that all the problems started with this, scientists are studying at this point. Explain that Vikram’s weight of the lander is 1471 kg.
Actually, the mid-night lander of 6 to 7 September, Vikram was about to land on the surface of the moon, that contact with Vikram was lost only 2.1 kilometers away. After this, the scientists tried to contact him continuously, but he could not succeed.
The high resolution camera is mounted on the orbiter
For information, let us know that the orbiter is still orbiting the moon. The camera mounted on it is of very high resolution. This camera can take a clear picture of anything up to a height of 0.3 meters i.e. 1.08 feet.
Mission work completed 95 percent
According to ISRO, 90 to 95 percent of the objectives of the Chandrayaan-2 mission have been met and the mission will continue despite the loss of communication with the lander on Saturday. Significantly, earlier the agency had said that it would try to establish contact with Vikram Lander for the next 14 days. For this, information coming from the orbiter will be very important.
Explain that this Chandrayaan was conceived a decade ago. The campaign has cost Rs 978 crore.
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