Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Chandrayaan-I successfully launched

ISRO has successfully launched Chandrayaan-I at 6.22 am today from Satish Dhawan Space Centre. The spacecraft was carried by PSLV-C11 rocket. It has been successfully placed in the earth orbit. The spacecraft will take 15 days to reach the lunar orbit.
With the launch, India joined the elite club of moon faring nations -- the US, Russia, European Space Agency, China and Japan.

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