Nation First News: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be launching India’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 at 2:51 am on July 15 (Monday) from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh with an expected Moon landing on September 06, 2019. It will make 5 Earth-bound maneuvers before attempting a landing on the surface.
ISRO on Wednesday released the first picture from the facility at Satellite Integration and Testing Establishment (SITE) centre in Bengaluru.
Chandrayaan-2, India’s second lunar mission, has three modules namely Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) & Rover (Pragyan).
The cost of Chandrayaan 2 Mission mainly the satellite portion is Rs. 603 crore.
A new website for the #Chandrayaan2 mission to be launched today. It will be the one-stop destination for all the data, images and findings that eventually come from the mission.