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Communication To Chandrayaan 2 Lander Lost, Says ISRO Chief
The Chandrayaan 2 moon mission is scheduled to land on the lunar surface at 1:55 am on Saturday, as India looks to create history by becoming the first nation to reach closest to the moon's south pole.
Landing of Chandrayaan-2 on Moon’s Lunar Surface
New Delhi: The ISRO chief said that communication from Vikram has been lost. The space agency also said that the lander Descent Was Normal Upto 2.1 Km From Moon's Surface.
PM Modi, who was sitting at the ISRO control room said that, "The country is proud of you," while, addressing the dejected scientists.
PM Modi also congratulated Isro for effort and asks them to 'be courageous'.
India is proud of our scientists! They’ve given their best and have always made India proud. These are moments to be courageous, and courageous we will be!— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 6, 2019
Chairman @isro gave updates on Chandrayaan-2. We remain hopeful and will continue working hard on our space programme.
Chandrayaan 2 was India's second attempt to land on the moon's surface. It was the most complex mission ever undertaken by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
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