Saturday deadline for moon landing

Saturday deadline for moon landing

Saturday deadline for moon landing
September 06
05:18 2019

The Chandrayaan 2 moon mission is all set to land on the lunar surface at 1:55 am on Saturday. The moon lander Vikram that separated from its orbiting mothership has already performed two manoeuvres to lower its altitude for a perfect touchdown .The rover Pragyan is all set to roll out from the moon lander between 5:30 am and 6:30 am, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and 70 schoolchilden selected from all over India by ISRO through a space quis. Will see the historic landing live from the space agency’s control room. It will carry out research, including a thorough mapping of the moon’s resources, looking for the presence of water and clicking high-resolution images as well.The success of the Chandrayaan 2 mission will make India the fourth country after the US, Russia and China to pull off a soft landing on the moon.

The Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from its launch pad at Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota on July 23 on board the giant heavy-lift rocket GSLV Mark 3 ISRO budget is less than 1/20th of USA’s NASA, but it scripted success story for the Rs.1,000-crore l

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