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India launches mission to the moon after calling off previous attempt

WorldNews Monday, 22 July 2019
India launches mission to the moon after calling off previous attemptIndia has launched its mission to the Moon. Space agency Isro successfully shot its Chandrayaan-2 into space and off to the lunar surface, where it will drop onto the surface in the biggest test yet for India's space programme. Chandrayaan, the Sanskrit word for "moon craft," is designed to land on the lunar south pole and send a rover to explore water deposits that were confirmed by a previous mission that orbited the moon. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Subscribe now India hopes to become a space superpower through such missions, while attempting to keep costs low. It came...
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India has successfully launched its second unmanned mission to the moon. The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft is set to land on the lunar south pole in September and send a rover to explore water deposits that were confirmed by a previous mission that orbited the moon. The first scheduled launch on 15th July...

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