Editorial: Over the moon

India has successfully launched its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, on board its powerful rocket GSLV-MkIII-M1 from the spaceport in Sriharikota to explore the unchartered south pole of the celestial body by landing a rover. Continue Reading

Ahead of Chandrayaan-2, ISRO chairman Sivan worships at Tirumala

Chandrayaan-2 is India’s second ambitious lunar mission after Chandrayaan-1. It will be launched by Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark III. The mission includes a lunar orbiter, lander and rover, all developed by Indian scientists. Continue Reading