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It was a tense 30 minutes: ISRO Chairman Sivan
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 8/20/2019 12:34:32 PM
It was a tense 30 minutes: ISRO Chairman Sivan

Chennai: The insertion of India's spacecraft to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, into the lunar orbit was a tense 30 minute operation, said ISRO Chairman K. Sivan."It was tense 30 minute operation. The tension and anxiety kept on building as the clock ticked. It was a great relief and joy when the Chandrayaan-2 was put into the lunar orbit successfully," Sivan told IANS soon after the crucial operation.

"We are visiting the moon once again," he added.India's first moon mission -- Chandrayaan-1 -- was in 2008.Around 200 officials were assembled at the ISRO centre.Post the successful insertion, the officials rejoiced and greeted each other on an exceptional feat.

According to an ISRO official, the monitoring of Chandrayaan-2 was round-the-clock and officials were anxious to see that the spacecraft was on course to the moon.Queried about the small rocket-Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV)- Sivan said the realisation is in progress.He also said the Gaganyaan -- India's human space mission -- is also in the process of realisation.The selection of astronauts is on course.



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