Communication With Chandrayaan-I Lost

Chandrayaan-I Spacecraft Loses Radio Contact, ISRO

"Radio contact with Chandrayaan-I spacecraft was abruptly lost at 0130 Hrs (IST) on August 29, 2009. Deep Space Network at Byalalu near Bangalore received the data from Chandrayaan-I during the previous orbit upto 0025 Hrs (IST). Detailed review of the Telemetry data received from the spacecraft is in progress and health of the spacecraft subsystems is being analysed."

India loses communication with lunar satellite, AP

"The agency's monitoring unit near the southern city of Bangalore is no longer receiving data from the spacecraft, spokesman S. Satish told The Associated Press by telephone from Bangalore. The spacecraft had completed 312 days in orbit and orbited the moon more than 3,400 times."

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