Keep it simple:  Learnings from Vikram's crash
  • Keep it simple: Learnings from Vikram's crash(13:42)
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan
    Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Keep the technology simple; freeze the mission profile and don't change it till the last moment; carry out the simulation tests to the maximum possible level -- these are some of the learnings from the crash landing of India's moon lander Vikram, said a former official of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
Experts panel analysing cause of Vikram's failure
  • Experts panel analysing cause of Vikram's failure(10:52)
    Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday said its own experts and a national committee of academicians are studying the cause of the failure of moon lander Vikram.
Search for Vikram on: NASA scientists analyse lunar images from orbiter
  • Search for Vikram on: NASA scientists analyse lunar images from orbiter(10:30)
    By Arul Louis
    New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Scientists are analysing the images taken under harsh light conditions by the NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Camera of the area where the Vikram moon lander is likely to have touched down on the moon and it may be a while before they can locate it, project experts told IANS.