Extra brake thrust may have sent Vikram out of control in home stretch

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on September 7, 2019
When silence descended on the Isro mission control and millions of Indian homes minutes before Vikram was to touch down on the Moon at 1.53am on Saturday, many thought the lander had too little thrust to brake to a halt. A day later, Isro scientists are looking at whether Vikram had too much braking thrust, which spun it out of...

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When silence descended on the Isro mission control and millions of Indian homes minutes before Vikram was to touch down on the Moon at 1.53am on Saturday, many...
on September 7, 2019 • IndiaTimes