The Chandrayaan-2 moon mission's lander Vikram is scheduled to land on the lunar surface at 1:55 am on Saturday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already reached Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Bengaluru to witness the historic landing live from the space agency's control room, the first-ever mission to explore the lunar South Pole.
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I am extremely excited to be at the ISRO Centre in Bengaluru to witness the extraordinary moment in the history of India’s space programme. Youngsters from different states will also be present to watch those special moments! There would also be youngsters from Bhutan.
I urge you all to watch the special moments of Chandrayaan - 2 descending on to the Lunar South Pole! Do share your photos on social media. I will re-tweet some of them too.