Orbiter has spotted Vikram lander, signals elusive: Isro
Agency May Lower Height Of Orbiter Later
Bengaluru: Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) chairman K Sivan on Sunday confirmed that “we have the image (of Vikram lander) and are analysing the data”. He said the cameras on board the orbiter have clicked the image of the lander. However, the agency has not been able to get a signal from the lander, which went incommunicado minutes before its scheduled landing on September 7.
Isro has been trying to find the exact reason for Vikram’s ‘hard-landing’, analysing the image of the four-legged probe
HOW VIKRAM WAS FOUND
on the lunar surface since Saturday. Late on Saturday, a scientist had told TOI Isro was looking at the image.
“Once the image was taken yesterday (Saturday), we had to ascertain if the object we saw was Vikram. Then, based