One of India’s big moments are here. The Chandrayaan-2 moon mission will launch on Monday, 15 July and this event will be recorded in India’s history as one of the times India made its presence felt at the global platform.
Here’s all you need to know about Chandrayaan-2 mission:
- What is Chandrayaan-2 moon mission?
Chandrayaan-2 is India’s second lunar mission, which is headed to the moon’s south polar region on 15 July.
- What time will the Chandrayaan-2 mission launch ?
The Chandrayaan-2 mission will launch at 2:51 am on 15 July.
- Where will the Chandrayaan-2 Mission launch from?
Chandrayaan-2 will be launching from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
- Where can you watch the live streaming of Chandrayaan-2 mission?
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be live streaming the launch on its Twitter and Facebook page. DD National channel will be live streaming the launch of Chandryaan-2 Moon Mission live. The mission will also be streamed live on DD National’s YouTube channel
However, those who have managed to register in time to watch the launch from the venue itself, will get to witness it from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre’s viewing gallery.
- How is Chandrayaan-1 different from Chandrayaan-2 ?
Chandrayaan-2 will be attempting to soft land the Vikram module on the surface of the moon. Pragyaan, a six-wheeled Rover, will be deployed for carrying out several experiments.
Chandrayaan-1’s lift-off mass was 1,380 kg, whereas the weight of Chandrayaan-2 is 3,850 kg.