India leaps towards Moon, landing in 48 days

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on July 22, 2019
Isro claims that Chandrayaan-2 will go where no country has ever gone before: The Moon's south polar region. But the Chinese Chang'e 4 landed around the same region earlier this year. The aim is to improve understanding of the Moon and make discoveries that will benefit humanity.

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Published on July 22, 2019 -  01:29
Chandrayaan-2 Mission: India creates History
India's indigenous moon mission, was successfully launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh today.A week after the Chandrayaan-2 lift-off was aborted due to a technical snag, Indian Space Research Organisation launched India's second mission to the Moon at 2.43 pm today .Chandrayaan-2, which will go the Moon's south-polar region, aims to explore its surface for the signs of water and possibly new origins of energy.It's A historic moment for india as It will be the first Indian expedition to attempt a soft landing on the lunar surface. Also The 978-crore rs Moon mission will make India the fourth country after the US, Russia and China to carry out a soft landing on the Moon.

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