BHUANESHWOR: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Sivan on Saturday said Chandrayaan-2 mission has achieved 98 percent of its objectives, while they are yet to establish any communication with lander ”Vikram”, Indian media reported.
“We could not have established any communication with the lander yet. The project was developed in two parts – science and technology demonstration. We achieved total success in science objective while in the technology demonstration, the success percentage was almost full. That’s why the project can be termed as 98 percent successful,” Sivan told media persons.
The ISRO chairman is in the city to attend the 8th Convocation ceremony of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar.