In Pics: Chandrayaan 2 launched by ISRO from Sriharikota on board GSLV-MkIII
The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) successfully injected Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft into Earth Orbit. GSLVMkIII-M1 lifted-off with the rocket from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh at around 2:43 pm. Chandrayaan 2 will cover 3,84,000 km distance in 48 days and land on Moon. Earlier on July 15, ISRO had to abort launch of Chandrayaan 2 due to a technical snag.