Is Luna 25 alive? Russia says an “emergency situation” has occurred

Roscosmos, the Russian space corporation, has reported an “emergency situation” on board its Luna 25 spacecraft, which is currently in orbit around the Moon. The issue occurred during a maneuver to put Luna 25 into a “pre-landing orbit”. Rumors suggest the spacecraft may have been lost, which would be a significant setback for Russia’s space industry. The country’s efforts to reestablish communication with Luna 25 are complicated by its lack of a deep space communications network.

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