Chandrayaan-2 mission | Launch on July 15


ISRO chairman K Sivan announced at a press conference in Bengaluru on Wednesday that Chandrayaan-2 mission will be launched at 2:51 am on 15th July 2019.

The space organisation showed the Lander and Rover to journalists at its satellite centre in Bengaluru. ISRO is planning to send payload around the moon between July 9 to 16 and land on the moon near the South Pole on September 6, 2019.

Speaking on India’s second moon mission, Sivan said the day ISRO is going to land its lander on the moon is either September 6 or September 7 that happens to be the beginning of a lunar day. For one full lunar day, the lander and rover will be functioning and carry out scientific experiments.

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