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12:00 AM, September 10, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:42 AM, September 10, 2019

India tries to reconnect with lost lunar lander

India has located the lander from its Chandrayaan-2 mission to soft land a rover on the moon but has not yet been able to establish communication, India’s space agency said. The historic mission appeared to end in failure on Saturday after scientists lost contact with the Vikram lander moments before touching down on the lunar surface. Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) spokesperson Vivek Singh said that cameras from the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter had taken a thermal image of the lander and efforts were underway to establish a signal. The level of damage to the lander is unclear.

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