In what comes as a relief to ISRO, NASA stated that their lunar probe will fly over the landing site of Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander on Tuesday
Pune: Days after Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) figured out what happened to Chandrayaan 2's Vikram Lander, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will, on Tuesday (September 17), reveal new information once its satellite crosses over the landing site.
According to a US media report, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is likely to release the images of the lander.
Noah Petro, the LRO's project scientist, told spaceflightnow.com, "NASA will share any before and after flyover imagery of the area around the targeted Chandrayaan 2 Vikram Lander landing site to support analysis by the Indian Space Research Organisation."
As a boost to the Indian space agency’s hopes, the Japan Embassy said that they are confident that India will continue its contributions to lunar exploration, along with which Japan would proudly walk.
The Japan Embassy in India said that JAXA and ISRO are planning a Japan-India joint lunar polar exploration that would be launched in the early 2020s.
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Last Updated Sep 16, 2019, 12:31 PM IST