ISRO launches Chandrayaan-2, India creates history; Zero to Rs 60Cr business from Ludhiana

23rd Jul 2019
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India made history yesterday by launching the Chandrayaan 2 - the world's first mission to the Moon’s south polar region - from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh

With three modules - a lander named Vikram, an orbiter, and a six-wheeled rover named Pragyan - developed by ISRO, it will conduct scientific experiments on the Moon's previously uncharted territory to analyse the lunar soil. This mission will also mark ISRO’s first soft landing, making India the fourth country to do so after the US, China, and Russia. 

As ISRO’s website put it, “Are you ready for the unknown?”


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