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Nasa finds Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander, tweets pic of impact site on moon
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India, Dec. 3 -- Nasa on Tuesday said its satellite orbiting the Moon has found Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2 which crashed on the lunar surface in September. The US space agency also released an image showing the impact site of the lander.
The image, taken by Nasa's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), also showed associated debris field, with parts of Vikram lander scattered over almost two dozen locations spanning several kilometers.
In a statement, NASA said it released a mosaic image of the site on September 26, inviting the public to search it for signs of the lander.
It added that a person named Shanmuga Subramanian contacted the LRO project with a positive identification of debris -- with the first piece found about 750 meters ...
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