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Chandrayaan-2 Live Updates: ISRO successfully launched India’s moon mission at Sriharikota

Chandrayaan1's path to the moon

New Delhi, July 22: India’s moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, was set off from the Satish Dhawan Space centre in Andhra Pradesh‘s district of Nellore at Sriharikota, by ISRO.

Setting in place India’s bid to return to the moon, the Indian space agency’s heavy-lift rocket, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III), carrying the 3,850 kg Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, blasted off on Monday afternoon, according to reports.

At exactly 2.43 p.m., the Rs 375 crore GSLV-Mk III rocket began its ascent into space from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) here, according to ANI news reports.

3:04 PM: GSLVMkIII-M1 has successfully injected Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into the orbit. Have a view of separation of Chandrayaan.

2:57 PM: L-110 ignites and S200 rockets detached from the main body of the rocket.

2:55 PM: Watch GSLVMkIII-M1 blasts off from Sriharikota.

 

2:51 PM: Check out the latest visuals of ISRO launching Chandrayaan 2.

Difference Between Moon and Earth: ISRO

12.54 PM: “Two hours to go!!! Filling of Liquid Oxygen in Cryogenic Stage(C25) of #GSLVMkIII-M1 completed and Filling of Liquid Hydrogen is in progress,” says ISRO.

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