Chandrayaan-2 mission launch has been called off due to a technical snag in the launch vehicle, the ISRO said. Chandrayaan-2 mission, India’s second mission to the Moon, was scheduled to be launched at 2:51 am on Monday. However, just 56 minutes before the Chandrayaan-2 launch, the Isro postponed the Moon mission owing to a technical snag.
The new date to the Chandrayaan-2 mission launch has not been announced by the space agency. According to the reports, a revised date for the Chandrayaan-2 launch will be announced later.
Addressing a press conference, Isro’s public relations officer Guruprasad said that a technical snag was observed in the launch vehicle system. Due to the technical snag, Guruprasad said, the launch of the Chandrayaan-2 was deferred.
The Isro PRO said, “India’s second mission to Moon, Chandrayaan-2 onboard GSLVMkIII-M1 has been called off due to a technical snag. A technical snag was observed in launch vehicle system at T-56 minute. As a measure of abundant precaution, Chandrayaan-2 launch has been called off for today.” He also added: “A revised launch date will be announced later.”