ISRO Chandrayaan Rises Up In A Successful Launch

by Madhusree Chatragadda
ISRO Chandrayaan Rises Up In A Successful Launch

Technology has sure come a long way and for India, it’s a proud moment as the much-awaited launch of Chandraayan 2 took place today afternoon. The launch was successful with many well-wishers all over the country. Even Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, live-tweeted his best wishes. We all are so happy with its success as it is now within the orbit of the Earth. Catch all the deets and updates of everything ISRO Chandrayaan 2 and marvel at this grand event in Indian History. Isn’t it absolutely awe-inspiring?

The Launch

Everyone watched with bated breath as ISRO Chandrayaan took flight, only letting go once it successfully landed the rover on the moon, around the southern region. This humongous task was achieved today afternoon i.e on 22nd July 2019, Monday. The launch took place from Sriharikota at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

Credits: Zee News

What’s More?

The entire project and mission was worth a whopping 978 crores. We are now also the 4th country to have its rover up on the moon in order to better study it. The mission was actually scheduled for 17th July 2019 but just an hour before a technical glitch was discovered and the launch was cancelled that day and rescheduled to 22nd July 2019.

Scientists worked actively to correct the glitch as soon as possible, resulting in the successful launch today. The rover was launched in India’s most powerful rocket, the GSLV-MkIII-M1. Here’s what other important personalities have been saying about this impressive feet. And catch the launch here.