Technical Snag Rectified, Says ISRO Chairman As Countdown For Chandrayaan-II Launch Begins

Swarajya Staff

Jul 21, 2019, 09:44 PM | Updated 09:44 PM IST

ISRO Chairman K Sivan.(Pic by Department of Space/Wikipedia)
ISRO Chairman K Sivan.(Pic by Department of Space/Wikipedia)

Assuring the nation that the second go at the launching of the Chandrayaan-II mission will be successful, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan has said that all the preparatory work in this regard is over as of now, reports ANI.

K Sivan, who is supervising the ambitious programme, said:

“We have taken enough corrective measures. The technical glitch was discovered, and the mission was aborted last week. The tests to find out the error and take remedial measures continued for one-and-a-half days. I can assure that there will be no such technical failure this time. There is no chance for it,” The Hindu quotes Sivan.

Chandrayaan-II was to be launched on 15 July at 2.51 am but was suspended just 56 minutes before the intended time due to a technical glitch. The launch has been rescheduled to be held on Monday, 22 July 2019 at 2:43 PM IST.

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