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India’s Chandrayaan-2 rocket launch is a success

The Next Web Monday, 22 July 2019
India’s Chandrayaan-2 rocket launch is a successIndia finally launched its pioneering Chandrayaan-2 successfully today. The country’s space agency, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), launched a moon rover with GSLV MK-III, India’s most powerful rocket, at 2.43 PM IST.  #ISRO#GSLVMkIII-M1 lifts-off from Sriharikota carrying #Chandrayaan2 Our updates will continue. pic.twitter.com/oNQo3LB38S — ISRO (@isro) July 22, 2019 The mission was initially slotted for earlier this month on July 16. However, the space agency found a “technical snag” in the assembly, and decided to delay the launch. Later, it declared that Chandryaan-2 launch will take place on July 22. The launch vehicle has three parts: the Orbiter, the Vikram lander which will…

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News video: Indian Moon Mission Successfully Takes Off

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India launched a rocket into space on Monday carrying the unmanned Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, heading for the moon. The mission will see a rover land on the lunar surface to carry out studies on the presence of water. The launch had been delayed by a week due to technical complications.

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