The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced online registrations to witness the launch of Chandrayaan-2 that was called off over a technical glitch on July 15. The space agency stated that the registration for viewing the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission will start on July 19.

The online registration to witness the launch of GSLV Mk-III M1/Chandrayaann-2 from viewer’s gallery at Satish Dhawan Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota will commence from 6 pm on July 19, 2019, tweeted ISRO.

The space agency also informed about a space theme park at SDSC SHAR that will enable the citizens to witness the launch taking place from the spaceport of India.

The nearest railway station is Sullurpeta, Andhra Pradesh which is almost 18 km away from Sriharikota. Besides that, the limited public/private transport is also available from Sullurpeta to Sriharikota.

For any other queries, ISRO has posted a number too i.e. +91-7382768500. With ISRO delaying the launch of Chandrayaan-2 due to a technical snag on July 15, the space agency has now rescheduled the launch date for July 22, 2019, Monday at 2:43 pm.

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) stated that the satellite launch had to be called off earlier because of a technical glitch in GSLV MK-III (launch vehicle) before lift-off, hence it has now slated July 22 as the next launch date.

The much-anticipated launch will hopefully take place on July 22 as ISRO has successfully rectified the fault and is looking forward to launching the mission. said sources.

The satellite will be transported with the help of the latest Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk III (GSLV Mk III) rocket, that will carry the 2,379 kg Chandrayaan mission. The lander (Vikram) solely weighs around 1,471 kg and can generate 650 W of power. The objective of this landing will be to demonstrate the ability for soft-landing on the Moon’s surface.

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