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All possible efforts being made to establish communication with Vikram lander: ISRO 

Chandrayaan-2. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi Sep 10, 2019, 10.39 AM (IST)

All possible efforts are being made to establish communication with Vikram lander, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in a tweet on Tuesday. 

Vikram lander has been located by the orbiter of Chandrayaan-2, but no communication with it yet, ISRO added. 

ISRO chief K Sivan on Sunday said that Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander has been located on Moon's surface and that the team was trying to establish contact with it. 

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The ISRO chief added that the Orbiter has clicked a thermal image of Lander. 

"We've found the location of  Vikram lander on the lunar surface and the orbiter has clicked a thermal image of Lander. But there is no communication yet. We are trying to have contact. It will be communicated soon," Sivan told. 

The communication with Vikram lander was lost 2.1 km from the lunar surface in the wee hours of Saturday, moments before its planned landing on the south pole region of the Moon.