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Chandrayaan-2: Achieved, becomes India's pride

Monday, July 22, 2019 • Tamil Comments

GSLVMkIII-M1 lifts-off from Sriharikota carrying Chandrayaan-2, ISRO announced sometime back, breaking the news that will make the country very proud today.  "GSLVMkIII-M1 successfully injects #Chandrayaan2 spacecraft into Earth Orbit," it further said, offering the nation a glimpse into the historic moment.

As the history was made at Sriharikota, visuals of the Indian Space Research Organisation Chief K Sivan and other scientists celebrating the spectacular achievement flooded the Internet and made a splash on TV sets across the country.

The project has cost India Rs 978 Cr.  The launcher of the Chandrayaan-2 reportedly measures 44 metres in height.  Its nickname is Baahubali. 

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