Chandrayaan-2 launch highlights: Isro chief hails historic day for India

Chandrayaan-2 mission: Filling of Liquid Oxygen in cryogenic stage(C25) of GSLV MkIII-M1 Completed. Catch LIVE update's on India's mission to the moon

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PM Narendra Modi congratulates Isro on succesful launch of Chandrayaan 2 | Photo: ANI
PM Narendra Modi in his office in New Delhi watches scientists at Isro's mission control room during the launch of Chandrayaan-2.
India successfully launched its second mission to the moon on Monday, a week after a technical snag forced the country's space mission to postpone the attempt.

"We bounced back in flying colours after the earlier technical snag. Success is coming after a hollow," said Kailasavadivoo Sivan, chief of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), about the mission called

If successful, the mission will allow scientists to carry out studies regarding the presence of water at the moon's south pole, unexplored by any other nation before.

Here are highlights from our live coverage of launch.


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