People celebrate as they watch a live broadcast of Chandrayaan-2 inside an electronics showroom in Kolkata. Reuters
As India’s rocket soared on a historic attempt to put a landing craft on the surface of the moon, so did the joy of millions of Indians across the globe. The thrill of the take-off drowned the dejection of the halting of the initial launch of Chandrayaan-2 (Moon Chariot 2) a week earlier. This is India’s most ambitious
Fifty years ago, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans in history to set foot on the moon, an event watched on television by half a billion people.
India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the moon.
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