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India Launches Mission to the Moon

By , | July 22, 2019
India's Chandrayaan-2 launch lifting off. Photo: ISRO

India’s Chandrayaan-2 launch lifting off. Photo: ISRO

India is on its way to the moon.

One week after a first attempt was canceled at the last minute, the Chandrayaan-2 mission blasted off at 2:43 p.m. Monday from the Satish Dhawan Space Center on India’s southeast coast, carrying an uncrewed lunar lander and the dreams of a nation.

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