India’s second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 lifts off onboard GSLV Mk III-M1 launch vehicle from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, Monday, July 22, 2019.(PTI file photo)
India’s second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 lifts off onboard GSLV Mk III-M1 launch vehicle from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, Monday, July 22, 2019.(PTI file photo)

Watch | Chandrayaan 2 about to create history: The journey so far

Chandrayaan-2 will aim to determine the extent of water presence on the Moon and understand the origins of the Solar System.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 06:26 PM IST

As Chandrayaan 2 attempts a soft landing near the South Pole of the moon on September 7, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientists will be glued to their consoles tracking telemetry parameters at the Missions Operation Complex in Bengaluru.

India is seeking to become the fourth nation after Russia, the United States and China to land a spacecraft on the moon.

Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from the Indian Space Research Organisation’s spaceport at Sriharikota on July 22. Chandrayaan-2 will aim to determine the extent of water presence on the Moon and understand the origins of the Solar System.

Watch | Chandrayaan 2 about to create history: The journey so far 

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