Vikram Moon lander: The anxious wait for a signal from lunar surface

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Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 9 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com Scientists in India are attempting to make contact with the Vikram probe after its nerve-wracking descent to the surface of the moon last week. The Indian Space Research Organization lost contact with the uncrewed probe when it was in the final stage of an audacious moon-landing attempt Friday. However, K Sivan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, confirmed Sunday that the lander had been spotted.


India finds missing Vikram probe on the surface of the moon

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Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 8 are here. Check out what's clicking on FoxNews.com India has located its missing Vikram Lander on the lunar surface after losing contact with the probe when it was in the final stage of an audacious moon landing attempt Friday. Communication with the unmanned lander was lost when it was just 1.3 miles from the lunar surface. K Sivan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, confirmed Sunday that the lander had been spotted.


Eagle-eyed amateur helps NASA locate India's Vikram Moon lander debris

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Fox News Flash top headlines for Dec. 3 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com An eagle-eyed amateur sleuth has helped NASA locate the debris of India's Vikram lander, which crashed into the Moon in September. In a statement, NASA explained that its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter captured footage of the crash site on Sept. 17, which was released on Sept. 27. It was then downloaded by a number of people searching for signs of the ill-fated lander.


India loses contact with Vikram probe in moon landing attempt

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Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 6 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com India lost contact with its unmanned Vikram probe during the final moments of its audacious attempt to land on the moon on Friday. Communication with the lander was lost when it was just 1.3 miles from the lunar surface. "Communications from lander to ground station was lost," said K Sivan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization.


Chandrayaan-2 orbiter releases lunar lander 'Vikram'

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India is one step closer to conquering the moon and becoming only the fourth nation to successfully put a working machine on our natural satellite. Its mission, Chandrayan-2, has today successfully released its rover, Vikram, from the orbiter and sent it towards the moon's surface. The crucial step took just 52 seconds and comes after Chandrayaan-2 entered lunar orbit two weeks ago and completed five trips around the moon. Vikram is expected to touch down on September 7, according to The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Chandrayan-2 (pictured) has successfully released its rover, Vikram, from the orbiter and sent it towards our natural satellite.