India's 'Bahubali' rocket lifts off with Chandrayaan-2
- By NewsOnFloor Staff
- Jul 22, 2019
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Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 22 (IANS) Setting in place India's bid to return to the moon, the Indian space agency's heavy lift rocket, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III), carrying the 3,850 kg Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, blasted off from the Sriharikota spaceport on Monday afternoon.
At exactly 2.43 p.m., the Rs 375 crore GSLV-Mk III rocket began its ascent into space from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) here.
Source : ians