India’s 2nd Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 successfully launched by ISRO

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ISRO has successfully launched ‘Chandrayaan-2’, India’s second Moon mission and the world’s first-ever mission aimed towards a soft landing on the Moon’s south polar region. India’s most powerful launcher GSLV MkIII-M1 was assigned to carry Chandrayaan-2 to its designated orbit. Chandrayaan-2’s lander ‘Vikram’ will execute the soft landing on the Moon and ‘Pragyan’ rover will communicate with it.