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In pictures: First glimpse of ISRO's Chandrayaan-2

Updated : 2019-06-13 17:20:29

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch Chandrayaan-2 to the Moon. Expected to be launched next month, the lunar mission is aiming to reach the south pole of the Moon, a feat never achieved before by anyone. Here is a look at some images released by the agency showing Chandrayaan-2.

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) personnel gives final touches to Chandrayaan2, India's second lunar mission that is scheduled to be launched between July 9 and 16, at ISRO Satellite Integration and Testing Establishment facility in Bengaluru. (PTI Photo)
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) personnel gives final touches to Chandrayaan2, India's second lunar mission that is scheduled to be launched between July 9 and 16, at ISRO Satellite Integration and Testing Establishment facility in Bengaluru. (PTI Photo)
Seen here is Chandrayan 2 Lander (Vikram) and the Rover (Pragyan) at ISRO Satellite Integration and Testing Establishment facility in Bengaluru. (PTI Photo)
Seen here is Chandrayan 2 Lander (Vikram) and the Rover (Pragyan) at ISRO Satellite Integration and Testing Establishment facility in Bengaluru. (PTI Photo)
Chandrayaan-2 will attempt to soft land the lander - Vikram and rover - Pragyan in a high plain between two craters, Manzinus C and Simpelius N, at a latitude of about 70° south. (PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak)
Chandrayaan-2 will attempt to soft land the lander - Vikram and rover - Pragyan in a high plain between two craters, Manzinus C and Simpelius N, at a latitude of about 70° south. (PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak)
The rover Pragyan, which translates to 'wisdom' in Sanskrit,  is a 6-wheeled, artificial intelligence-powered vehicle. (PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak)
The rover Pragyan, which translates to 'wisdom' in Sanskrit,  is a 6-wheeled, artificial intelligence-powered vehicle. (PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak)
It is expected that the landing on the Moon will take place on September 6, 2019 (PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak)
It is expected that the landing on the Moon will take place on September 6, 2019 (PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak)
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