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So tomorrow #NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter circling Moon since 2009 is scheduled to fly over #Chandrayaan2 #Vikram lander's site. Interestingly #LRO was close enough during Vikram's landing to gather data about maneuver using its Lyman-Alpha Mapping Project instrument.
"As a matter of fact during descent of #Chandrayaan2, the
Lyman-Alpha Mapping Project #LAMP instrument was observing the changes in the exosphere of #Moon as a result of the rocket effluence coming down"

- Jay Jenkins, Office of Exploration at NASA's Science Mission Directorate
#ISRO lost contact with #Chandrayaan2's #Vikram during final stages of its descent. An unexplained wobble may have caused Vikram to go off course, data suggests. Descent was to last around 15 minutes. But around 11 minutes after Vikram began its decent, things went haywire.
"United States was assisting #Chandrayaan2 #Vikram land on the Moon"

#BradPitt

Is that true?
An internal ISRO committee, constituted to go into reasons for the failure in making #Chandrayaan2 Vikram soft-landing, was likely to submit its findings “very soon”, possibly within the next couple of days. indianexpress.com/article/techno…
As scheduled, NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter #LRO Camera #LROC on Sept. 17  imaged the intended lunar south pole landing site for #Chandrayaan2 Vikram lander, but due to long shadows in the area failed to spot the lander.
Information furnished by India to #UN in conformity with the Convention on Registration of Objects Launched into Outer Space.

Do we need permission from United Nations to launch our Space missions?
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