Chandrayaan-3 launch may happen next year: ISRO

Bengaluru:The ISRO on Wednesday announced that work on the country's third lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3
was on and the launch may shift to next year.

The announcement comes a day after Union Minister Jitendra Singh said India will launch Chandrayaan-3 in 2020.

Addressing a press conference here, ISRO chairman K Sivan said all activities related to the third lunar mission were
going on smoothly. It will also have a lander, rover and a propulsion module like its predecessor, he said.

On the cost of the project, Sivan said, "the mission would cost Rs 250 crore."

The launch of Chandrayaan 3 may shift to next year, he said.


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