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Chandrayaan-2 Launch Updates: "Every Indian is immensely proud today" says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated each and every Indian on this exceptional achievement of Chandrayaan-2 launch.

Jul 22, 2019 15:42 IST
PM Modi watching Chandrayaan-2 launch

Chandrayaan-2 launch Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to twitter to congratulate ISRO after successful launch of Chandrayaan-2. PM Modi has written back to back four tweets to congratulate ISRO and the nation. He said that launch of Chandrayaan-2 is an immense pround for every Indian.

PM Modi said in his tweet that Chandrayaan-2 is special for India and ISRO as it will explore untouched south pole region of the Moon. In another tweet, he said that the launch of Chandrayaan2 illustrates the prowess of our scientists and the determination of 130 crore Indians to scale new frontiers of science.

 

 

ISRO has successfully launched India's second Moon mission by launch vehicle GSLV-Mk-III M-I. ISRO has announced that launch vehicle has successfully injected Chandrayaan-2 into Earth's orbit. Now, spacecraft will spend 23 days in Earth orbit, before making its journey to the Moon. If India touches the Moon, it will become fourth nation in the world. Chandrayaan-2 will answer those questions that are unexplored yet.

 

Chandrayaan-2, India’s much anticipated Moon mission has been launched by ISRO. It was aborted on July 15 due to a technical snag. The mission was called off about an hour before its final lift-off, supposedly due to lack of pressure in the helium tanks of the rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III).

 

Chandrayaan-2 Launch Live Updates, 2.33 pm: Less then 10 minutes have been left, ISRO has put Chandrayaan-2 launch on automatic session now. Now, it will launched on its given time.

Chandrayaan-2 Launch Live Updates, 2.27 pm: Just 18 minutes has been left and permission for its launch has been issued. Now Chandrayaan-2 is about to launch from Sriharikota.

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Chandrayaan-2 Launch Live Updates, 2.13 pm: Final countdown is going on, Chandrayaan-2 will be launched into the space soon. India's Central Tool Room and Training Centre (CTTC) has manufactured 22 types of valves for fuel injection and other parts for the cryogenic engine of the GSLV Mark III rocket.

Chandrayaan-2 Launch Live Updates, 1.43 pm: One Hour To Go! ISRO has few minutes for timely launch of Chandrayaan-2 as window of opportunity is extremely small.

Chandrayaan-2 Launch Live Updates, 1.33 pm: ISRO informed about distance of Moon from Earth through a tweet recently. ISRO said that the average distance of Moon from Earth is 3,84,000 km, Vikram lander will land on Moon on the 48th day of the mission, which begins today.

 

Chandrayaan-2 Launch Live Updates, 11.53 am: After liquid oxygen, a process of filling liquid hydrogen started for the Cryogenic Stage (25) of GSLV MK-III-M1.

Chandrayaan-2 Launch Live Updates, 11.08 am: ISRO Tweeted that liquid Oxygen is being filled for the Cryogenic Stage(C25) of GSLVMkIII-M1.

 Chandrayaan-2 Launch Live Updates, 10.48 am: In another Tweet, ISRO confirmed that filling of N204 for the liquid core stage (L110) of GSLVMkIII-M1 completed today (22.07.2019) at 0240 hrs IST.

 

Chandrayaan-2 Launch Live Updates, 10.30 am: ISRO is giving regular updates of the mission through its Twitter handle, ISRO wrote that UH25 (fuel) filling of liquid core stage (L110) of GSLVMkIII-M1 is completed.

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