New Launch Date of Chandrayaan 2 Announced

July 18, 2019 16:31
New Launch Date of Chandrayaan 2 Announced

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New Launch Date of Chandrayaan 2 Announced:- Chandrayaan 2 happens to be the ambitious moon mission of India and the launch has been called off in the last minute due to a technical glitch. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) today announced that Chandrayaan 2 got a new launch date and it is rescheduled to July 22nd. The launch will take place at 2.43 PM at Satish Dhawan Space Research Centre, Sriharikota. Chandrayaan 2 launch has been canceled on July 15th.

There was a technical issue with the nipple joint of the launcher and the countdown clock stopped at 56 minutes and 24 seconds. The GVSL-MK III is named as India's most popular launcher and will carry Chandrayaan 2. It has three modules: An orbiter, a lander and a rover. Chandrayaan 2 is the first complex robotic mission to space and is the first space mission that is entirely headed by women. Chandrayaan 2 is also the first space mission to conduct a soft landing on the moon's South Polar region.

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