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Behind the scenes: How ISRO readied Chandrayaan-2

Last updated on: September 06, 2019 19:12 IST

As the nation awaits with bated breath for the soft-landing of the 'Vikram' lander on the south pole of the lunar surface, here's a video the Indian Space Research Organisation had released a day before the first planned launch of Chandrayaan-2 on July 14.

It's a behind-the-scenes footage of the mission's various components coming together.


The mission was called off on July 15 barely an hour before the planned post-midnight lift-off after scientists noticed a glitch in the three-stage rocket during the propellant filling phase in the indigenous cryogenic engine.

The mission was successfully launched a week later on July 22. 

Watch the video HERE: