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India’s 2nd Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 to launch on July 15

Punjab Tribune Bureau | June 12, 2019 04:22 PM

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday, 12 June, announced India’s ambitious second moon mission – Chandrayaan 2 – will launch on 15 July.

 ISRO Chairman K Sivan on Wednesday said that India's second Moon mission will be launched on July 15 at 2:51 AM from Sriharikota. The Chandrayaan-2 satellite, weighing 3.8 tonnes, is expected to land on the Moon on September 6. This is the most complex mission ever to be undertaken by ISRO that costs under ₹1,000 crore, the ISRO chief said.

 ISRO has finished the final phase of the project, where the integration of the components have been undertaken.

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