Meet Shanmuga Subramanian: The Chennai techie who helped find Vikram debris

Shanmuga Subramanian, who made the discovery said, ‘It was something challenging as even NASA can’t find out so why can’t we try out?’

Current Affairs News:A space devotee from Chennai who worked freely, found a flotsam and jetsam from the Vikram moonlander that researchers had been searching for and helped control them to the spot where it had smashed.

Shanmuga Subramanian, who made the disclosure, told IANS on Tuesday: “It was something testing as even NASA can’t discover so for what reason wouldn’t we be able to give it a shot? Furthermore, that is the idea that drove me to scan for Vikram lander.”

He searched for it on the pictures from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbital (LRO) Camera that the US space organization had discharged to people in general.

LRO Project Scientist Noah Petro told IANS: “The tale of this truly astounding person (who) discovered it, helped us discover it, is extremely marvelous.”

He said that Subramanian “is absolutely autonomous of the LRO, absolutely free of the Chandraayan 2 group, just somebody who is extremely keen on the Chandraayan 2 crucial utilized our information and distinguished a spot where there was a change that we had not recognized”.

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