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India’s Moon Mission Continues Despite Apparent Lander Crash

India’s historic lunar-landing bid may have come up short, but the nation still has important work to do at the moon. India’s Chandrayaan-2 orbiter attempted to drop a lander named Vikram near the lunar south pole yesterday afternoon (Sept. 6), but mission controllers lost contact with the descending craft when it was just 1.3 miles …

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