India over the Moon as Chandrayaan-2 launched successfully
Chandrayaan-2 weighing 3.8 tonnes is extremely cost-effective, with a total estimated cost of ₹978 crore
Isro successfully launches India’s most ambitious mission Chandrayaan-2; spacecraft will attempt to land a rover near the Moon’s south pole on 7 Sep
NEW DELHI : Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has bounced back with flying colours," said its chairman K. Sivan and broke into a nervous smile, as Chandrayaan-2 was injected into the elliptical Earth orbit 16.4 minutes after its launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. With this, Chandrayaan-2 began its historic 48-day journey to the south pole of the Moon, where it will begin its quest for water.