News file for: Chandrayaan-2
India’s second mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, which was tentatively slated for launch in 2014 could be delayed, said ISRO chairman K. Radhakrishnan.
India’s trouble-prone Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle program crossed an important milestone on May 12 with the successful testing of its indigenous cryogenic engine.
Scientists of the Ahmedabad-based Physical Research Laboratory, an ISRO affiliate, are designing a new method of finding water and ice on the moon.
India’s second mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, which was slated for launch in 2013 is expected to be rescheduled to 2016 because of problems with its Russian lander.
A Indian mission to Mars is taking shape with space scientists proposing 10 experiments, mostly related to the study of the Red Planet’s atmosphere.