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Chandrayaan 3: India's second attempt to land on the Moon planned for November 2020
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Chandrayaan 3: India's second attempt to land on the Moon planned for November 2020

The mission will feature an entirely new lander and rover, which ISRO engineers are already working on, but not an orbiter.

Chandrayaan 2: Orbiter's Terrain Mapping Camera-2 returns glorious new photos of moon's surface
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Chandrayaan 2: Orbiter's Terrain Mapping Camera-2 returns glorious new photos of moon's surface

The Terrain Mapping Camera-2 onboard Chandrayaan 2 can create a digital elevation model of the lunar surface.

Space Week 2019: A year for tech demonstrations, space oddities, commitments to explore the Moon; Part II
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Space Week 2019: A year for tech demonstrations, space oddities, commitments to explore the Moon; Part II

We’re bound to see some very exciting things happening on the moon soon – particularly if plans laid out by billionaires space entrepreneurs pan out.

Chandrayaan 2 will 'absolutely have no impact' on Gaganyaan mission: ISRO
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Chandrayaan 2 will 'absolutely have no impact' on Gaganyaan mission: ISRO

An ISRO official said that both Chandrayaan and Gaganyaan have different objectives and dimensions.

Daily Bulletin: Chandrayaan 2 set to land on moon after midnight; finance ministry to meet heads of CPSEs today; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Chandrayaan 2 set to land on moon after midnight; finance ministry to meet heads of CPSEs today; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Chandrayaan 2: Vikram module set for final descent for soft landing on Moon on 7 September; BJP to oppose resolution against NRC in West Bengal Legislative Assembly today; and more

GSLV-MkIII, the launch platform that will make Chandrayaan 2 and Gaganyaan a reality
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GSLV-MkIII, the launch platform that will make Chandrayaan 2 and Gaganyaan a reality

It has taken ISRO ~25 years, 11 launch tests & 200+ tests of its components to operationalize its GSLV-MkIII rocket

Meghalaya student to watch Chandrayaan 2 live with PM Narendra Modi in ISRO control room
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Meghalaya student to watch Chandrayaan 2 live with PM Narendra Modi in ISRO control room

He won a space quiz conducted by ISRO and the education department for school children all over the country.

Chandrayaan 2 to attempt historic soft-landing at 1.40 am on 7 Sep after lowering its orbit gradually: ISRO chairman
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Chandrayaan 2 to attempt historic soft-landing at 1.40 am on 7 Sep after lowering its orbit gradually: ISRO chairman

During descent & landing, Chandrayaan 2 will exercise "throttlable control" over the engine's thrusters — a first for ISRO.

Chandrayaan 2 LIVE Updates: New method of controlling thrusters will be used during soft-landing
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Chandrayaan 2 LIVE Updates: New method of controlling thrusters will be used during soft-landing

The mission is expected to land at 1.55am IST on the morning of 7 September, says the Chairman.

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO shares first Earth pictures clicked by on-board L-14 camera
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Chandrayaan 2: ISRO shares first Earth pictures clicked by on-board L-14 camera

On 2 August, the fourth earth-bound orbit-raising manoeuvre of the Chandrayaan 2 was successfully performed.

Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi lauds Chandrayaan-II operation, development efforts in Jammu and Kashmir; says hate 'will never succeed'
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Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi lauds Chandrayaan-II operation, development efforts in Jammu and Kashmir; says hate 'will never succeed'

In his monthly 'Mann ki baat' broadcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that those spreading hate, obstructing development in Jammu and Kashmir will never succeed.

Chandrayaan-2 mission: From SAIL to private players like Larsen & Toubro, Godrej Aerospace, all gave a push to Rs 978-cr unmanned spacecraft
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Chandrayaan-2 mission: From SAIL to private players like Larsen & Toubro, Godrej Aerospace, all gave a push to Rs 978-cr unmanned spacecraft

Private sector players had a significant role to play in the success of the state-run ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission with companies

Chandrayaan 2 launch highlights: Successfully injected into orbit, moon landing scheduled for 7 September
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Chandrayaan 2 launch highlights: Successfully injected into orbit, moon landing scheduled for 7 September

GSLV MK-III has successfully injected Chandrayaan 2 into the defined orbit, Moon landing scheduled for 7 September.

Chandrayaan-2 mission: ISRO successfully completes launch rehearsal, says performance of spacecraft 'normal'
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Chandrayaan-2 mission: ISRO successfully completes launch rehearsal, says performance of spacecraft 'normal'

Chandrayaan-2 mission will make India the fourth country after the United States, Russia and China to carry out a soft landing on Moon.

Chandrayaan-2 launch: ISRO chief K Sivan prays at Tirumala temple for mission's success
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Chandrayaan-2 launch: ISRO chief K Sivan prays at Tirumala temple for mission's success

It has been a custom with all ISRO chiefs to visit the temples ahead of big missions.

Chandrayaan 2 Launch Live Streaming: When and where to watch ISRO Chandrayaan-2 mission in India time
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Chandrayaan 2 Launch Live Streaming: When and where to watch ISRO Chandrayaan-2 mission in India time

The mission is set to launch on 15 July at 2.51 am from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission to take place between 9 July and 16 July
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ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission to take place between 9 July and 16 July

The rocket used for the Chandrayaan-2 mission towards the moon will be the GSLV Mk-III rocket.

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission on hold after moon lander Vikram damaged during tests
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ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission on hold after moon lander Vikram damaged during tests

So far, ISRO engineers have not decisively announced if the Chandrayaan-2 launch is delayed or postponed.

ISRO announcement highlights: Chandrayaan-2 to launch mid-April, reusable launch vehicle to be tested
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ISRO announcement highlights: Chandrayaan-2 to launch mid-April, reusable launch vehicle to be tested

ISRO plans to invest time & money in developing tech for the Gaganyaan 2020 mission this year.