Thursday, November 23 2017

October 23, 2017

India’s Space mission to Moon Chandrayaan – II in 2018

The Union Minister of State Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said that India’s Space Mission to Moon, “Chandrayaan-II”, will take place in 2018, most likely in the first quarter of the year. Addressing the inaugural session of the 5-day Asian Conference on Remote Sensing , Dr Jitendra Singh said that India has today emerged as the world’s frontline nation in the field of Space Technology. This, he said, is in itself a glorious vindication of the dream seen by the founding fathers of India’s Space Programme, like Vikram Sarabhai and Satish Dhawan. Chairman ISRO, Kiran Kumar, who was the Guest of Honour on the occasion, spoke about the various achievements of India’s Space capability in the field of Disaster Management. Veteran Space Scientist and President of the Indian Association of Remote Sensing, Dr Shailesh Nayak also spoke on the occasion.