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All set to launch Chandrayan-2, President to witness today night at Sriharikota

All set to launch Chandrayan-2, President to witness today night at Sriharikota

All set to launch Chandrayan-2, President to witness today night at Sriharikota
July 14
12:00 2019

By CB Mohan Rao
Gooogle News Team

The Indian Space Research Organization  has scheduled to the launch of Chandrayan-2 today midnight from Sathish Dhavan Space Centre at Sriharikota. The first Indian moon landing mission, is all set to head on its 3.84 lakh voyage to moon.  In the early hours 2.51 a.m. of Monday, July 15 GSLV Mark-3 M1 space vehicle will send to orbit. Countdown already started 6.51 a.m., today. It is scheduled to touch down on September 6, near the lunar South Pole between two craters. The 3.84 lakh km journey will take five days. The Total exercise would take 52 days, with lander-prover combine programmed to reach the lunar terrain on September 6th.  The President of India Ramnath Govind is scheduled to visit the centre to witness the launch of Chandrayan-2. He already reached to Tirupati and had darshan of Lord Venkateswara and will move  Sriharikota from there at 3 p.m. today.  Total cost of chandrayan-2 around Rs.978 crores including making of orbit vehicle and GSLV Mark M-1. The chandrayan-1, which was launched in 2008 and only orbited the moon at a distance of 100 km. Meanwhile   ISRO chairman K.Sivan visited the Tirumala temple on Saturday seek the blessing of the Lord Venkateswara and performed special pujas for the success of Chandrayan-2. 

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