Chandrayaan 2 which is India’s Rs 1000 cr mission to the Moon is to take off on 15 July
Another achievement under India’s astronomical belt is about to be made in the form of Chandrayaan 2. Consequently, India is in the process to launch a second mission to the moon. ISRO is working hard day and night to achieve a successful launch. Moreover, To display the progress, ISRO has provided us with a peek at Chandrayaan’s Orbiter and the Vikram Lander. The progress is going on at Satellite Integration and Testing Establishment facility of ISRO which is situated in Bangaluru.
In addition to this, ISRO also announced the dates of the launch-
Chandrayaan 2 will hit launchpad on 15 July at 02:51 hrs
Landing on Moon is not a cakewalk
Indeed, it takes a lot of planning to land on the Moon. To illustrate this are the three modules of the mission –
Lander (Vikram), and
The Rover of Chandrayaan 2 will be housed inside the orbiter. Furthermore, the landing is expected to take place on 6 September.