Chandrayaan 2 – has become the country’s most trending hashtag on social media platforms such as Twitter, with 67,554 tweets
Chandrayaan-2 will be launched at 2:43 PM today from the second launchpad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, over 100km from Chennai.
The Indian space agency has done some hard work on the ground so that its moon lander — Vikram — can soft-land safely and rover — Pragyaan — can move around, said a senior retired official. “The surface of the earth and that of the moon are entirely different. So[Read More…]
The Chandrayaan-2 mission was aborted less than an hour before takeoff on July 15, 2019 due to technical glitch.
Bengaluru, India’s second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 that was to be launched on Thursday with a lander and rover got delayed again, officials said on Thursday. “The next launch date of Chandrayaan-2 has not been confirmed yet,” a spokesman of the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) told IANS here. This[Read More…]
India will launch 31 satellites, including the earth observation spacecraft Cartosat on January 10, from its spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, an official said on Saturday. “We have tentatively scheduled the rocket launch at 9.30 a.m. to carry Cartosat and other satellites, including 28 from the US and five[Read More…]