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Chandrayaan-3 launch may happen next year, says Isro chairman K Sivan

ISRO chairman K Sivan said all activities related to the third lunar mission were going on smoothly

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

Isro chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan
File photo of Isro chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan

The on Wednesday announced that work on the country's third lunar mission, was on and the launch may shift to next year. The announcement comes a day after Union Minister Jitendra Singh said India will launch in 2020.

Addressing a press conference here, chairman said all activities related to the third lunar mission were going on smoothly. It will also have a lander, rover and a propulsion module like its predecessor, he said.

On the cost of the project, Sivan said, "the mission would cost Rs 250 crore." The launch of Chandrayaan 3 may shift to next year, he said.

First Published: Wed, January 01 2020. 13:00 IST
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