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Monday, July 22, 2019

Chandrayaan-2, India’s second moon mission launched


Indian Space Research Organisation launched Chandrayaan 2 from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota. It was launched by GSLV MkIII-M1 Vehicle at 14:43 hours IST. The lander-Vikram will land near South Pole of the moon on Sep 7, 2019.
Chandrayaan 2 is India’s 2nd moon mission.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/IBPS RRB Mains:
  • ISRO Director: K. Sivan; Headquarters: Bengaluru; Established in: 1969.
  • Chandrayaan-1 was launched by ISRO on October 22, 2008 from Sriharikota.
Source: The ISRO

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