Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: Chandrayaan-2

Chandrayaan 2 in Jawaharlal Nehru’s world, and table-toppers at ICC World Cup

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Why Chandrayaan-2 is ISRO’s ‘most complex mission’ so far

ISRO has announced that India’s second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 will be launched on 15 July.

India’s moon mission Chandrayaan-2 to be launched on July 15, says ISRO

The spacecraft will land on the moon on September 6 or 7, said ISRO chairman K Sivan.

India set to launch second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 in July, landing by September

The ISRO has announced the Rs 800-crore mission will be launched on the new and powerful GSLV-Mk-III, and will consist of an orbiter, a lander and a rover.

ISRO pushes launch of Chandrayaan-2 to July

ISRO's launch of the Chandrayaan-2, initially set for April, was postponed after Israel's Beresheet spacecraft crashed during moon landing early this month.

ISRO announces Chandrayaan-2 launch in April, Gaganyaan could be in space by 2021

Speaking at a press conference, ISRO chairman K. Sivan also said that he hoped women astronauts would be part of the human spaceflight programme.

Chang’e-4 and Chandrayaan-2 — China & India missions have similar objectives, landing site

Chang'e-4 landed on the far side of the moon Thursday, setting the stage for a new chapter in India and China space race.

ISRO sets target for 2019, plans 32 missions including Chandrayaan-2

The Indian space organisation also announced that India's maiden human spaceflight programme Gaganyaan will go full steam in 2019.

Chandrayaan-2 to be launched in Jan 2019: ISRO chief

The window period to launch the mission starts on 3rd January, 2019 and ends on 16th February, 2019.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.