ISRO to attempt second soft landing soon, says Sivan


NEW DELHI : The Indian Space Research Organisation will put in all efforts to demonstrate soft landing in space in the near future and Chandrayaan 2 is not the end of story, ISRO Chief K Sivan said today. He said a large number of advance satellite launches are planned in the coming months.The noted aerospace scientist was in the national capital as More...

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Sriharikota: In this picture released by ISRO Thursday, July 11, 2019, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk 3) or 'Bahubali' is seen at the second launch pad ahead of the launch of Chandrayaan-2, in Sriharikota. The space mission, which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, is set to be launched on July 15, 2019. (ISRO/PTI Photo)  (PTI7_11_2019_000149B)
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Chandrayaan 2 mission will make India 4th country after the US, Russia and China

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