Even as its orbiter settles into work, India's hopes of resurrecting its moon lander are quickly evaporating as the country marks two weeks from its attempt to softly touch down on the lunar surface.
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NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has reportedly failed to spot India’s Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander, which apparently crashed during its Sept. 6 touchdown attempt.
In the wake of the apparent crash of India's Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander, NASA and U.S. companies are looking for insights to inform their own moon shots.
The quest to contact India's silent moon lander after hints of a crash continues, with images suggesting Vikram remains in one piece on the lunar surface.
India's Chandrayaan-2 orbiter circling the moon has spotted the country's lost Vikram lander on the lunar surface, but there is still no signal, ISRO officials said Saturday (Sept. 7).
India's space program may have hit a major stumbling block on the road to the moon, but the country has already made major strides in lunar and Mars exploration.
India's historic lunar-landing bid may have come up short, but the nation still has important work to do at the moon.
India's daring moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, lost contact just above the lunar surface, dashing Indian dreams of becoming just the fourth country to successfully land on the moon.
As India's lunar lander prepares for an epic descent today (Sept. 6), the country's space agency released a video showing how it will attempt to make a soft touchdown.
A decade ago, India's Chandrayaan-1 mission helped reshape scientists' understanding of the moon, showing that a key exploration-aiding resource is widespread on Earth's nearest neighbor.
It doesn't have a name, at least not yet. But in just a few days, if all goes well, it could become one of the most important places on the moon's surface.
The two halves of India's moon mission have parted ways in preparation for the tensest moment of the entire endeavor.
India's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft at the moon successfully completed its fifth and final lunar orbit maneuver today (Sept. 1), setting the stage for the release of the country's first lunar lander.
Space is poised to become a much bigger business, and both companies and countries are investing in the technological capability to ensure they reap the earthly rewards.
India's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft is settling into orbit around the moon and has an incredible view as it waits to try to make history.
"Mission Mangal" (2019), a new Indian Hindi-language film, tells the dramatic true story of the women behind India's first mission to Mars.
India's Chandrayaan-2 mission is in orbit around the moon, and the craft's vantage point is spectacular.
India's Chandrayaan-2 mission has ticked off another key milestone in its journey to land safely on the moon: The spacecraft has successfully entered lunar orbit.