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Science News Roundup: India's moon mission locates landing craft, no communication yet

Reuters | Updated: 11-09-2019 02:28 IST | Created: 11-09-2019 02:26 IST
Science News Roundup: India's moon mission locates landing craft, no communication yet
Chandrayaan-2 captures first image of Moon (Picture Credits: ISRO Twitter) Image Credit: ANI

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India's moon mission locates landing craft, no communication yet

India has located the spacecraft it was trying to land on the moon but has not been able to establish communication with it yet, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Tuesday. The lander was making a "soft" or controlled landing near the South Pole of the moon on Saturday when it lost contact with ground control in the final stage of the descent.

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