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October 22, 2008 / Naveen Sanagala

ISRO Launched Chandrayaan Successfully

Maiden moon mission of India – Chandrayaan was launched successfully on 22 October 2008 at 6:22 AM Indian Standard Time (00:52 UTC) from Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC), Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, India. Chandrayaan is an unmanned lunar exploration mission.

For Chandrayaan – 1, Mylswamy Annadurai is the project chief.

“This is an historical event”, said G Madhavan Nair, ISRO Chairman, after the grand launch of Chandrayaan – 1.

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