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NASA shared landing photos of Chandrayaan-2 with the help of ISRO

NASA shared landing photos of Chandrayaan-2 with the help of ISRO
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The US Space Agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, said it would share images "before and after" of the location where Chandrayaan 2's Vikram Lander made a hard-earned landing in the early hours of 7 September.

The US space agency is also attempting to reestablish communications with Vikram Lander which has not transmitted any signal since 7 September.

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NASA's Deep Space Network (DSN) is sending radio signals in hopes of reestablishing communication with the lander while ISRO is still using the Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) antennas at Bylalu near Bangalore to communicate with the lander.

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In its first statement after the Moon mission suffered a massive setback on Saturday, the Indian Space Research Organization described India's Chandrayaan-2 as a highly complex mission, representing a "significant technological leap".

ISRO scientists will have to try and locate the lander before the lunar night [equals 14 Earth days] starting on September 21, as the solar-powered Vikram lander will go into sleep mode.

"The location of the lander is already known from the images taken by the orbiter, but the lander has to be in a working position to establish communication and orient it properly in two ways - solar for electricity Panel and antenna for communication. From what I know, the battery backup of the lander may be best for 14 days. In this case, all hopes of establishing communication will be gone. Yonki launching a lunar night would have, "Roy said.

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