Chandrayaan-2 lander named ‘Vikram’

The lander of India’s second lunar exploration mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’, scheduled for next year, will be named ‘Vikram’ in honour of ISRO Founder Vikram Sarabhai. Marking his 99th birth anniversary on 12th August,ISRO also unveiled Vikram Sarabhai’s bust at its headquarters in Bengaluru. Further, as a tribute to Sarabhai, ISRO plans to launch 9 missions over the next five months.