India to launch second lunar mission on July 22 after delay - GulfToday

India to launch second lunar mission on July 22 after delay

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists work on various modules of lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 at ISRO in Bengaluru, India. File photo/ Reuters

  • Chandrayaan-2 is now scheduled to be launched at 0913 GMT on July 22

India’s space agency said on Thursday it would launch the country’s second lunar mission on July 22, after the original launch was called off due to a ‘technical snag’ earlier this week.

Indias second lunar mission delayed due to technical snag: ISRO

Chandrayaan-2, built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), is now scheduled to be launched at 0913 GMT (1443 IST) on July 22, ISRO said in a tweet.

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