India’s Moon mission in September

India’s Moon mission in September G. Madhavan Nair, Chairman, ISRO and Secretary Department of Space, who was in Hyderabad on Friday to deliver the National Technology Day lecture on Indian Space Programme- Future Perspectives organized by the Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences held at NGRI said that the Chandrayan-1 mission is likely to be launched in September.

He said that there will be four to five major launches including the launch of Indo-French joint mission of megha tropiques (Satellites relating to atmosphere physics metrology).

In addition, a radar imaging satellite called RISAT, astronomy satellite, ASTROSAT besides two commercial launches are on the anvil, said Madhavan Nair, adding that India wants to maintain its leadership in earth observation communication and navigation satellites in future.

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