Chandrayaan-2, is India's second lunar exploration mission. Developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the mission is proposed to be launched to the Moon in 2015 by a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV), includes a lunar orbiter, a lander and a lunar rover, all developed by India. Initially the mission was a joint venture of ISRO and its Russian counterpart Roskosmos, but the latter withdrew from the mission failing to provide a lander within the proposed time.
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On Saturday, at 1.35AM IST (Friday 4.05 EST/ 9.05 CET), India's Chandrayaan-2 began its descent towards the moon's surface. ...
Indian Space Research Organisation successfully launches Chandrayaan-2 lunar probe with GSLV MK-III, India‘s most powerful ...