Chandrayaan-2 to be launched tomorrow, all rehearsals completed

The Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) deferred second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 will happen tomorrow. The GSLV-Mk-III, carrying the 3,850 kg Chandrayaan-2 would lift off from Second Launch Pad at 14.43 hrs tomorrow from SHAR Range, Sriharikota. Continue Reading

ISRO scientists might have not wanted to take chance: Nambi Narayanan

“It is a pity that countdown was stopped. They might have noticed something wrong. I feel the problem might (have been even) small but they must not have wanted to take a chance,” PTI quoted former space scientist Nambi Narayanan as saying yesterday. Continue Reading

Hordes of spectators left disappointed as moon mission gets cancelled

Hordes of spectators who had gathered in the gallery at Sriharikota premises to witness the historic Chandrayaan-2 were left disappointed when the moon mission was called off just before the lift off. Continue Reading