India’s historic landing on moon’s polar surface may have failed

(CNN)India’s historic attempt to soft land a rover on the moon may have ended in failure moments before landing and scientists scrambled to analyze the final communication from Chandrayaan-2. Later, Modi tweeted: “We remain hopeful and will continue working hard on our space programme.” He was scheduled to address the nation later Saturday. “As important as the final result is … I can proudly say that the effort was worth it and so was the journey. Our team worked hard, traveled far and those teachings will always remain with us,” Modi said in a speech posted on Twitter hours later. Modi was in the mission control room when the lander was supposed to touch down. Images of the controlled descent …