Chandrayaan-2 – India next step to Moon

In Ancient India language Sanskrit “Chandrayaan” means “Moon Craft” or Moon Vehicle. Chandrayaan-2 is India’s Second mission to the Moon launched by India’s national space agency the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Jan month of 2019.

In Chandrayaan-2, the lunar craft launched using Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk III) weighing 3890 kg at launch and 27 kg at rover. The mission includes a lunar orbiter as well as a Lander/Rover.

Specification of Chandrayaan-2

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