As ISRO understands what happened to Vikram's land from Chandrayan-2 after losing contact with the ground station just a few hundred meters above the Moon in the early hours on Sept. 7, the NASA probe is expected to unveil new information after flying over the landing site Tuesday.
NASA's lunar reconnaissance officer is also likely to release the images needed on earth, US media reported. "NASA will share all pre- and post-flight images of the area around the Chandrayan-2 Vikram landing site to support analysis by the Indian Space Research Organization," quoted Noa Petro, a scientist on the project, as saying LRO. [IntermediateISROHighRepresentative of the Indian Express that the presence of the Prime Minister at the Bengaluru Space Mission Command Center and his promise of unequivocal support will shape the Next Step.
In this context, a senior official attending the PM's visit that evening revealed unknown details of what he calls "transformative" hours leading up to "those one hundred seconds" when the realization emerges that the soft landing
Official sources say Modi landed in Delhi early on September 6 from an official trip to Russia and made back-to-back engagements in Maharashtra (September 7) and X aryana (September 8) – but wanted to be in the center of ISRO tonight .
During his flight to Bengaluru, according to sources, the prime minister was busy with documents left over or transferred due to his trip to Russia. "The mood was optimistic when the Prime Minister's plane touched the Yelahanka air station around 9:00 pm," sources said.
Based at a hotel near the ISROAC ISRO telemetry, tracking and management network, Modi met the children who had won the MyGov space quiz and left for ISRO at about 1 in the morning. A few minutes after 1.50 in the morning it became clear that things were not going as planned and ISRO Chairman K Sivan rushed to inform the Prime Minister of the visitor gallery.
Modi moved to a salon adjacent to the viewing station, where he first told Sivan to remain calm and not lose hope, assuring him that the entire nation was standing by scientists, sources say. Then, they said, he moved into the room where the scientists were housed and told them to be "brave".
"I'll be back to the scientists tomorrow morning. Call the ISRO chairman and set the time, ”the prime minister learned to tell his aides after returning to the hotel. Meanwhile, his aides have alerted the Maharashtra government about the impromptu schedule change.
Sources said the prime minister "kept a bold face" but "was awake at night, putting his thoughts out, calling for helpers." He was said to have recorded in Gujarati and Hindi the following morning about his scholarship.
Later, on his flight to Mumbai, the PM learns to tell his aides that he has seen "the power of India and those who do it" in the Bengaluru control room.
Since then, the Chandrayan-2 orbit has found and rendered thermal images of the moon lander, but ISRO has not yet provided details of its condition. "There is no update at this time. As you know, we are still trying to make contact, "said an ISRO official.
With ENS input