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Fri-Mon 10-13 January 2014

India Confirms Moon Lander Mission


ISRO Chairman Radhakrishnan Confirms India Working To Conduct Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter / Lander / Rover Moon Mission In 2016; Mission Will Be Launched By GSLV & Include Indigenous Lander & Rover; Major Mission Objective Is To Demonstrate India Capability To Soft-Land On Lunar Surface; Orbiter Will Carry 5 Payloads, Lander / Rover Payloads Will Be Finalized Once Weight / Volume / Power Constraint Of Lander Confirmed

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