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India calls off the launch of its $146 million lunar mission due to a ‘technical snag’

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  • India’s space agency called off its lunar mission on Monday after it observed a “technical snag” just one hour before its scheduled launch time.
  • The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said in a tweet on Monday that Chandrayaan 2 was called off “as a measure of abundant precaution,” and said it would be announcing a new launch date in the future.
  • The mission was approved in 2008 and was slated to touch down on the moon’s uncharted South Pole on September 6.
  • According to Reuters, the 10 billion rupee ($146 million) mission’s success would put India alongside the read more >>>

    Source : BusinessInsider.Com





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