Chandrayaan 2: ISRO Chief makes final statement over lost moon mission
NEW DELHI - Over the failed Indian moon mission Chandrayaan 2, ISRO Chief makes final statement over lost moon mission.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K Sivan said on Saturday that the Chandrayaan-2 mission has said that they are yet to establish any communication with lander Vikram.
Chandrayaan-2 was India's first mission to the moon. It was just 2.1 kilometers from scripting history when Vikram Lander, carrying Pragyan Rover, lost contact with the space agency. Chandrayaan-2 comprised of three parts – the Orbiter, Vikram Lander and Pragyan Rover.
Since then, ISRO has been making continuous efforts to locate Vikram Lander. Though the location of the lander was traced, communication with it couldn't be established.
"We could not have established any communication with the lander yet. Chandrayaan-2 had two important objectives - science and technology demonstration. We achieved total success in science objective while in the technology demonstration, the success percentage was almost full.