Still, India Moon Lander and, without a trace: NASA



US: Moon orbiting NASA satellite India Vikram landing site should be adopted at the beginning of this month, but did not see Lander, the US space agency said.

NASA Vikram place on September 17 in his Lunar Exploration contribution (LRO), about 370 miles (600 km) Moon's South Pole is located on the plains, it was announced after his release from a photograph taken.

"So far, the team Lander was not able to find a picture," NASA said.

"This was reflected in the landing area after sunset, then a huge shadow covered many places, it is to say that it is hidden in the shadow of a framework Vikram LRO will return to the site in October," added that the space agency, the light is better.

In July and blasting operations, developing Asian giant's Chandrayaan-2 mission ( "Moon Car 2"), the United States, Russia and China, a regional rival, after the successful moon landing as the fourth country with the hope and the first months of the south pole.

Remains the main spacecraft in orbit around the moon for the house, five days after a drone Vikram dropped, but the investigation went silent as 2.1 km above the surface.

Vikram US-based organization, The Planetary Society, 157 feet (48 meters) and a second horizontal velocity, and just over half a mile from the point of landing, down to 197 feet per second.

After landing, the Indian Space Research Organization, Lander, but had not said he is able to establish communication.

Vikram is trying to connect.

However, in his statement, he fell out of the NASA Aviation is a conditional "Vikram hard landing," he said.

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