Chandrayaan-2: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

ISRO Attempts to Reconnect with Lander Vikram

After the Vikram lander of the Chandrayaan-2 mission lost its communication link with the ground station, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had started its efforts to restore the link. This has not been successful so far. About Chandrayaan-2 Mission Chandrayaan-2 Mission was India’s first moon lander and rover mission. ISRO attempted to soft-land the ..

Lander Vikram detaches successfully from Chandrayaan-2

In a major success for the Indian Space Research Organization, the lander Vikram successfully detached itself the orbital module of the Chandrayaan -2 spacecraft. The lander will now make a four day journey to moon’s surface. About Vikram The lander component of the Chandrayaan-2 is known as Vikram. Named in honor of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, ..

Lunar Module of Chandrayaan-2 enters Lunar Orbit

The Lunar module of the 2nd Indian space mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2 has entered the Lunar orbit. This information was shared by India’s premier space agency and the main project coordinator of the project, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). What has happened? The ISRO announced that the lunar module of the Chandrayaan-2 is ..

Pakistani space agency announces that it to send its first astronaut to space in 2022

The Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) is an executive and bureaucratic space agency of the Government of Pakistan. It is responsible for the nation’s public and civil space programme and for aeronautics and aerospace research. It is in news because the space agency has recently announced that it will send its first astronaut ..

Chandrayaan-2 to explore & perform studies on South pole of moon

India has successfully launched its 2nd lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 onboard its powerful rocket GSLV-MkIII-M1 from Sriharikota to explore the uncharted south pole of the Moon by landing a rover. The Rs 978 crore mission will mark a giant leap in India’s space research and make it only the 4th country to have landed a rover ..

Chandrayaan-2 launch successful

A GSLV rocket successfully launched from Shri Harikota launch center (also known as Satish Dhawan Space Centre) placed the satellite carrying Lunar orbiter and lander in the orbit on July 22. The satellite dubbed the Chandrayaan-2 was successfully placed in a bonus altitude of 6000 km roughly 16 and a half minutes after launch. 18 ..

Human Landing on the Moon

It was on July 20, 1969 that humankind first set foot on a celestial body, in this case, the Moon. 2 American astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin become the first-ever human to safely land, walk and return from a space body. The Mission was named Apollo 11. What had happened? Alarmed at the alleged ..

Update : Chandrayaan 2 launch postponed

In a minor setback to Indian efforts to study the environment and ground of the south pole of the moon, the launch of Chandrayaan-2 was canceled, a full 1 hour before its schedule. ISRO officials gave the reason as a technical glitch that observed in the launch vehicle system. While the payload which contained the ..