Chandrayaan-2, an ambitious mission that aims to place a rover on the Moon, is set to launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 2:43 pm today. Chandrayaan-2 is India's second mission to the Moon but the first attempt to land a rover on the Moon.
With CHandrayaan-2, India will become only the fourth country in the world to place a rover on the Moon. Previously, the United States, Russia and China have landed rovers on the Moon.
The Chandrayaan-2 launch will take place at 2:43 pm this afternoon. The Chandrayaan-2 launch will be live steamed on multiple platforms.
The Chandrayaan-2 live steaming will begin after 2 pm, closer to the launch time. Among the television channels that will show live visuals of the Chandrayaan-2 launch will be India Today TV, Aaj Tak and the public broadcaster Doordarshan.