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ISRO calls off Chandrayaan-2 at T-56 minutes due to ‘technical snag’

Jul 15, 2019 10:33 IST
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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) called off the Chandrayaan-2 mission due to a technical snag. ISRO released a statement notifying that the launch was called off 56 minutes before the scheduled time and as an ‘abundant precaution’ the launch was aborted. The GSLV Mark III carrying the orbiter, lander, and rover was to take off at 02:51 am from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, the country’s only launch site.