India to send rover to the moon
6 months, 1 week ago by kyle | 8 facts | 0 comments | 18 votes

  • India is launching a mission to send an orbiter, lander and rover to the lunar south pole. -
  • The $142 million Chandrayaan-2 is a successor to India's first moon mission, Chandrayaan-1, which launched into lunar orbit in 2008. -
  • Chandrayaan-2 and its sister craft will spend 27 days in lunar orbit before releasing the Vikram lander and its Pragyan rover. -
  • India has called off the July 14th, 2019 launch attempt of the Chandrayaan-2 moon mission due to a "technical snag." -
  • Chandrayaan-2 would make India only the fourth country to make a soft landing on the moon. -
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