In Pictures: ISRO Releases First Images Of Earth Taken By Chandrayaan-2 From SpaceAn image taken by Chandrayaan-2. (@isro/Twitter)

The Indian Space Research Organisation has released the first images of the Earth taken by its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft. The images were captured using the LI4 Camera on the Vikram Lander.

The images can be viewed below:

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The Chandrayaan 2 mission is India’s second project to explore the lunar surface. The lander and the rover will make a soft soft landing on the surface of the lunar south pole.

Moreover, the spacecraft has successfully completed four orbit raising manoeuvres already, and the final one is planned for 6 August.

If the soft landing is successful, it would make India only the fourth country in the world to have achieved such a feat on the surface of the moon and will be a massive boost for the Indian space programme.

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