India's Second Visit To Moon Likely To Begin In July, Says Space Agency
Thursday, May 2, 2019, 7:49 AM
The space agency has announced that India's second visit to the Moon under the Chandrayaan-2 mission will most likely be launched between July 9-16 this year. The Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) second mission to the Moon entails an orbiter, a lander and moon rover. The expected soft landing on the moon is likely to take place on September 6, 2019.
ISRO Set To Launch Communication Satellite GSAT-31 On February 6
Monday, February 4, 2019, 10:12 PM
The Indian Space Research Organisation is all set to launch its 40th communication satellite GSAT-31 on Wednesday from the spaceport in French Guiana. The satellite with a mission life of 15 years will provide continuity to operational services on some of the in-orbit satellites and augment the Ku-band transponder capacity in Geostationary Orbit, the space agency said.