India interrupted the launch of a spacecraft on Monday to land on the far side of the moon less than an hour before take-off.
Chandrayan-2 mission was discontinued when a "technical obstacle" was observed in a 640-ton, 14-story rocket device, spokesman for the Indian Space Research Organization BR
The countdown halted sharply at T- 24 seconds, and Gururupad said the agency would soon announce a revised start date.
Chandrayaan, the word "moon vessel" of Sanskrit, is intended for a soft landing on the south pole of the Moon and for sending the boat to explore the water fields confirmed by a previous Indian space mission.
India is ready to become the fifth largest economy in the world, hot nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Mody's government is keen to show the country's masculinity in the field of security and technology. If India coped with the soft landing, it would have been only fourth after the US, Russia and China
dr. Civic Sivan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, said at a press conference last week that the Chandrayaan-2 mission of about $ 140 million is the nation's most prestigious one, partly because of the technical complexity of the soft landing of the moon. surface – an event he described as "15 terrifying minutes." After the countdown began on Sunday, Sivan visited two Hindu sanctuaries to pray for the success of the mission.
Practically, since its inception in 1962, India's space program has been criticized as inappropriate for an overcrowded and developing nation.
But decades of space exploration allowed India to develop satellite, communications and distance technologies that help solve everyday problems at home, from forecasting fish migration to predicting storms and floods. 19659003] With the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's mission this month, the world's largest space agencies turn their gaze to the Moon, seen as the ideal test ground for the technology needed for deep exploration of space, and the confirmed discovery of water, as a possible pit stop on the road. APOLLO ASTRONAUT RECOMMENDED MISSION CONTROL DURING LUNA LANDIA is something like our backyard training to go to Mars, "said Adam Steltzner, chief engineer of NASA, responsible for his mission to Mars 2020.  Due to repeated delays, India missed the chance to reach the first soft landing near the lunar south pole. The last Chinese mission Chang 4 was landed in January last year.
India's Chandrayaan-1 mission went through the moon in 2008 and helped to confirm the availability of water. The Indian Space Research Organization wants to figure out its new mission to explore the distant side of the moon, where scientists believe the pools contain water ice that can help people do more than plant flags for future pilots.
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