Bengaluru: The Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram module has been situated on the Lunar floor and it will need to have been a hard-landing, ISRO chairman Okay Sivan mentioned Sunday.
“Sure, we now have situated the lander on the Lunar floor.
It will need to have been a hard-landing,” Sivan advised PTI.
Requested if the lander was ‘damaged’ through the ‘hard-landing,’ he mentioned, “That we do not know.”
Sivan mentioned efforts to ascertain contact with the lander have been persevering with.
India’s mission to soft-land on moon suffered a setback through the wee hours on Saturday, with Chandrayaan-2’s ‘Vikram’ module dropping communication with floor stations, simply 2.1 km from the lunar floor throughout its last descent.