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Muthayya is the director responsible for the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (Isro’s) Rs 978 crore project from start to finish and Ritu Karidhal is the mission director coordinating the injection of Chandrayaan-2 into orbit.(ANI Photo)

What makes Isro’s Chandrayaan-2 mission so special

New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 06:33 PM IST
The scientist says the right kind of support will help women who want to pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).
The spacecraft would be on the lunar soil anytime between 1:30 am and 2 am on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.(PTI Photo)
The spacecraft would be on the lunar soil anytime between 1:30 am and 2 am on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.(PTI Photo)

Science was a passion for women behind Chandrayaan 2

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 06:05 PM IST
Muthayya is the director responsible for the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (Isro’s) Rs 978 crore project from start to finish and Ritu Karidhal is the mission director coordinating the injection of Chandrayaan-2 into orbit.
Chandrayaan 2: In another first, the mission is being led by two women. The director responsible for the entire project, from start to finish, is Muthayya Vanitha. And Ritu Karidhal is the mission director who will coordinate Chandrayaan-2 when the satellite is injected into orbit.
Chandrayaan 2: In another first, the mission is being led by two women. The director responsible for the entire project, from start to finish, is Muthayya Vanitha. And Ritu Karidhal is the mission director who will coordinate Chandrayaan-2 when the satellite is injected into orbit.

Chandrayaan 2: Meet the women at the helm of the space mission

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2019 11:26 AM IST
Chandrayaan 2 Launch Mission: The indigenous rover and lander on Chandrayaan 2 will be India’s first step towards robotic space exploration.
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