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ISRO may have lost lander, rover: Official

The 1,471-kg lander of Chandrayaan-2 first Indian mission to explore the lunar terrain with home-grown technology is named Vikram after Dr Vikram A Sarabhai, the father of the Indian space programme. The lander was designed to execute a soft landing on the lunar surface and to function for one lunar day, which is equivalent to about 14 earth days.

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